What Are We Missing? Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure

What Are We Missing? Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure

What Are We Missing? Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure
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Tune in to a Curbside Cardiology Consult for strategies on treating heart failure in a patient with iron deficiency and other comorbidities.

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Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    Iron deficiency in patients with heart failure remains underdiagnosed, undertreated, and commonly overlooked in non-anemic patients and has a significant impact on patient outcomes and quality of life. Join Dr. Robert Mentz and Dr. Peter van der Meer as they discuss approaches to identifying and treating iron deficiency in patients with heart failure and comorbidities such as diabetes.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Host:
    Robert J. Mentz, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
    Associate Professor
    Chief, Heart Failure Section
    Associate Program Director, Duke Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
    Durham, NC

    Consulting Fees: Abbott, American Regent, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Scientific, Cytokinetics, Fast BioMedical, Gilead, Innolife, Eli Lilly, Medtronic, Medable, Merck, Novartis, Pharmacosmos, Relypsa, Respicardia, Roche, Sanofi, Vifor Pharma, Windtree Therapeutics, Zoll

    Contracted Research: American Regent, Bayer, Merck, Novartis

    Faculty:
    Peter van der Meer, MD, PhD
    Medical Director, Coronary Care Unit
    University Medical Center Groningen
    Groningen, The Netherlands 

    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: Novartis, Servier, Vifor Pharma
    Contracted Research: AstraZeneca, Corvidia, Ionis, Pfizer, Vifor Pharma

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Megan Clem has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
    • Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP, has nothing to disclose.
    • James Seternus, DO, has nothing to disclose.
    • Mario Trucillo, PhD, MS, has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Understand the impact of comorbid conditions such as diabetes mellitus (DM) on outcomes in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF)
    • Evaluate treatment considerations for patients with DM and HFrEF experiencing iron deficiency
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of cardiologists, nephrologists, primary care physicians, and all other professionals involved in the identification and treatment of HF.

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    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    The American Medical Association has an agreement of mutual recognition of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits with the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), the accreditation body for European countries. Physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to UEMS-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education CME credits (ECMECs) should contact the UEMS at mutualrecognition@uems.eu.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this Podcast PLUS activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for .25 nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Vifor Pharma.

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