Oct 14, 2022
Jan 02, 2024
Despite the growing list of safe and effective therapies for individuals with T2D, many patients struggle to achieve their glucose target and thus remain at risk for significant comorbidities. Novel unimolecular dual agonists may help address these unmet needs.
What role might novel agents play, and how can endocrinologists engage with their patients to make better therapeutic choices? During the session, experts will explain the incretin effect and the roles of GLP-1 and GIP, as well as the potential benefits of agonism of multiple receptors that affect energy homeostasis; they will also interpret the clinical implications of new and emerging data for the first-in-class dual GLP-1 and GIP agonist. Case studies will identify individuals with T2D who may benefit from earlier treatment intensification to improve overall health and delineate practical considerations to help individuals with T2D achieve optimal outcomes.
This taped satellite symposium was derived from the 58th EASD Annual Meeting on September 19, 2022.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Head 1st Medical Department
Prof. Bernhard Ludvik, M.D., is Head of the 1st Medical Department with Diabetology, Endocrinology and Nephrology as well of the Karl Landsteiner Institute of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders at the Landstrasse Clinic, Vienna Health Organization, in Vienna, Austria. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna. Bernhard Ludvik is a specialist in Internal Medicine and in Endocrinology & Diabetology.
He completed his medical education at the University of Vienna and at the Division of Endocrinology of UCSD in California. Dr. Ludvik served as vice chairman of the Division of Endocrinology at the Medical University of Vienna/General Hospital (AKH) before being appointed Head of the 1st Medical Department of the Landstrasse Clinic.
He obtained numerous awards and was president of the Austrian Diabetes Association and the Austrian Obesity Association. Currently, he is Associate Editor of Obesity Facts and has served on several editorial boards of scientific journals including Diabetologia.
He is author/coauthor of more than 180 papers in peer reviewed journals (h-index 54) and serves as reviewer for various top journals. Dr. Ludvik and his team conduct several studies in the areas of diabetes, metabolism, lipid disorders and kidney diseases in phases 2 and 3 as well as academic studies.
This CE activity is intended for endocrinologists, diabetologists, and endocrinology fellows who provide care for individuals with T2D in Europe, and those who attended EASD.
After completing this CE activity, the participant should be better able to:
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Juan Pablo Frias, MD, FACE
Medical Director and Principal Investigator
Velocity Clinical Research
Los Angeles, CA
Juan Pablo Frias, MD, FACE, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Research Grant from Akero, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, 89bio, Eli Lilly, Intercept, Ionis, Janssen, Madrigal, Metacrine, Merck, NorthSea Therapeutics, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Oramed, Pfizer, Poxel and Sanofi.
Advisory Board/Consultant for Akero, Altimmune, Axcella Health, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Carmot Therapeutics, Echosens, 89bio, Eli Lilly, Gilead, Intercept, Metacrine, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, and Sanofi.
Speakers’ Bureau with Eli Lilly and Sanofi.
Bernhard Ludvik, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Head 1st Medical Department
Bernhard Ludvik, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Research Grant from Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Madrigal, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi.
Advisory Board/Consultant for Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo, Eli Lilly, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi.
Speakers’ Bureau with Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo, Eli Lilly, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi.
Michael A. Nauck, MD, Dr. h.c.
Head of Clinical Research Diabetologie
St. Josef Hospital (Ruhr University)
Michael A. Nauck, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Research Grant from AstraZeneca, Berlin-Chemie, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, and Novo Nordisk.
Advisory Board/Consultant for Berlin-Chemie, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Inventiva, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Regor Pharmaceutical, and ShouTi (Gasherbrum).
Speakers’ Bureau with AstraZeneca, Berlin-Chemie, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Intas Pharmaceuticals, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, and Sun Pharma.
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