CAP ’13 – THE Pathologists’ Meeting – October 13 – 16, 2013™
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NEW  CP101  The Metabolic Syndrome

Sunday, October 13
2:00–4:00 PM
2.0 CME/CE CREDITS

Medical Knowledge

Although the metabolic syndrome is becoming better known in the lay press and in professional journals, the extent to which it affects multiple organ systems and biochemical processes may not be well appreciated. Because of its pervasiveness, pathologists will, nevertheless, deal with the metabolic syndrome in all practice situations. Laboratory testing is key to the diagnosis and management of the metabolic syndrome and its consequences. The clinical care of patients can be improved by screening for and treating diabetes, dyslipidemia, hyperuricemia, hepatic dysfunction, and renal dysfunction. In this session, you will learn how to diagnose the metabolic syndrome, explain its pathogenesis, and order and interpret appropriate laboratory testing relevant to the metabolic syndrome.

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Faculty
William E. Winter, MD, FCAP

 

Cosponsored by American Association for Clinical Chemistry

 

 

 

 

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