Lunch-and-Learn Sessions Bring Industry Expertise to OMED

​Sept. 25, 2015:

Stay current on the latest developments in health care by taking part in OMED's lunch-and-learn programs Saturday, Oct. 17 through Monday, Oct. 19. Lunch will be served during the presentation; seating is limited. Please note that continuing medical education (CME) credit is not available for these activities. Here's a look at the offerings:

Saturday, Oct. 17

  • 12:15-1 p.m. An individualized approach to the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes

Come to Product Theater A to learn about topics regarding a sodium-glucose co-transporter (SGLT2) inhibitor, including the role of the kidney in regulation of hyperglycemia in T2DM and key efficacy and safety data from active-controlled clinical trials. Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

  • 12:30-1:15 p.m. Insights into major depressive disorder treatment

Product Theater B offers the chance to learn about a compound for major depressive disorder treatment. Sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., and Lundbeck.

Sunday, Oct. 18

  • 12:15-1 p.m. Exploring risk reduction in thrombosis

Delve into treatment options and options for reducing the risk of recurrent thrombotic events for patients with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in this presentation in Product Theater A. Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

  • 12:15-1:15 p.m. AOA and Erikson Institute present "All it takes is H.E.A.R.T.: A Look into Early Childhood Development"

Find out about a new program being developed by the AOA and Erikson Institute that will train physicians and students to partner with families of young children to help kids develop to their fullest potential. The program will give insights on various aspects of early childhood development, including communication and cultural meaning; social, emotional and physical development and milestones; and risk factors and protective resources.

Monday, Oct. 19

  • 12:15-1:15 p.m. A case study in treating adult patients with type 2 diabetes

This presentation will take place in Product Theater A. Sponsored by Lilly.

  • 12:30-1 p.m. Changing perspectives on dietary fat, cholesterol and health: It's taken a village

Gather in the OMED product forum for an overview on how current recommendations on dietary fat, cholesterol and health have moved away from nutrition policies of the past, which focused on avoiding animal products. Sponsored by the Egg Nutrition Center.