In this section you’ll find presentations from past events and conferences given by expert physicians, mid-level providers, registered nurses, dietitians and technicians on a variety of cardiac related topics and research.
Discuss beta blocker choices and utilization to improve outcomes.
Discuss diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension to improve outcomes.
Discussion of latest diabetes and cardiovascular outomes trials and application to clinical practice.
Identify which patients are considered high risk for PCI and identify therapies to improve outcomes.
Discuss current therapies for advanced heart failure.
Identify mesenteric ischemia therapies and outcomes.
Discuss utilization of amyloidosis imaging in diagnosis of heart failure.
Identify primary components of Mediterranean Diet and evidence-based research regarding implications of the diet and health assertions. Discuss weight loss related to fad diets and importance of quality and moderation of food consumed rather than quanitity consumed. Identify strategies to enhance quality of care by integrating nutrition counseling to supplement pharmacological therapies.
The Iowa Heart Foundation partnered with Des Moines University, Iowa Heart Center/Mercy-Des Moines, and Whole Foods Market to host "Food as Medicine" on February 3, 2017. This free community education event featured Dr. Timothy S. Harlan and Chef Leah Sarris of the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Future community events will be listed on this website as they are scheduled.