Cardiometabolic Health and Diabetes

FIDELIO DKD Results

Investigator Gerasimos Filippatos, MD summarizes the results of FIDELIO-DKD, which examined whether finerenone affected cardiovascular outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease and T2DM.

Science News

Assessing and Addressing Cardiovascular Health in People Who Are Transgender and Gender Diverse
Evidence-Based Practices in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Lay Stakeholders in Science and Research Initiative
Physical Activity as a Critical Component of First-Line Treatment for Elevated Blood Pressure or Cholesterol: Who, What, and How?
2021 Guideline for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

Journals

Obesity and Risk for First Ischemic Stroke Depends on Metabolic Syndrome: The HUNT Study
Activation of Glucagon‐Like Peptide‐1 Receptor Ameliorates Cognitive Decline in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Through a Metabolism‐Independent Pathway
Regional Adiposity and Risk of Heart Failure and Mortality: The Jackson Heart Study
Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies a Functional SIDT2 Variant Associated With HDL-C (High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol) Levels and Premature Coronary Artery Disease
Carbohydrates and Hypertension: The Quality Counts

Continuing Education

Doctor looking into a microscope

Meet with us for compelling content and renewed connections at AHA Scientific Sessions 2021. In-person Event in Boston, Massachusetts + Virtual Experience, Saturday, November 13-15.

Abstract presentations are a key component of AHA Scientific Sessions. Abstract presenters have the option to present in person in Boston or as a part of the virtual experience.

The incentive to disseminate the latest cardiovascular and stroke science to colleagues around the world has never been greater.

Clinicians and Scientists thrive on collaboration and sharing their study findings. Present your innovative research to a global audience at Scientific Sessions, the world's premier cardiovascular conference.

We know your work is vital to saving lives. Share it with fellow researchers, clinicians, and scientists.

The CVSN Council accelerates the discovery, interpretation, and application of science to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The council helps develop scientific statements and advisories, guide professional education activities, provide scientific expertise, conduct research, translate findings, and promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings.


The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health promotes the expansion and exchange of knowledge with the ultimate goal of improving cardiovascular health across the lifespan. The council nurtures basic, clinical, epidemiological, and translational science related to nutrition, lipids, obesity, diabetes, physical activity, and behavioral change.


American Heart Association Professional Members

Enjoy instant benefits!

  • Free Online Access to AHA Scientific Journals
  • Affiliate with our 16 Scientific Councils
  • Discounts on Scientific Conference Registration and Online Courses