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Vindico Medical Education is solely dedicated to delivering the highest quality and immediately relevant educational programs. These activities provide health care professionals with information on clinical advances they need to better treat their patients.

Vindico delivers the highest quality and relevant educational programs and activities to physicians and other health care providers, with the ultimate goal of improving patient health. With delivery through the more than 30 specialty journals and newspapers published by its sister company, SLACK Incorporated, Vindico Medical Education has access to more than 300,000 physicians, nurses and other health care professionals every month, and long-standing relationships with key opinion leaders worldwide.


Advanced Optical Coherence Tomography Applications for the Retina Specialist Activity

Advances in retinal pharmacology have significantly improved outcomes for patients with a range of chronic retinal conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, macular edema, retinal vascular disorders and diseases of the vitreomacular interface. Maximizing the efficacy of available treatments requires the appropriate use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) to diagnose these conditi...
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Applying Neurobiological Concepts to Appetite Regulation in Obesity to Individualize Patient Care

Obesity continues to represent a major health problem in the United States, where currently an estimated 35.7% of adults are obese with a body mass index of ≥30 kg/m², according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The associated medical care costs of obesity and its associated comorbidities have almost doubled since 1998, from an estimated $78 billion in 1998 to $147 billion...
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Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Key Points for the Emergency Physician

According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2013 Update, approximately 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke each year. Stroke management is time-sensitive and clinicians working within emergency medical services are generally the first to evaluate a patient having an acute stroke. Consequently, emergency department staff are often in the pos...
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Confronting Uveitis and Postoperative Inflammation: Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Ocular inflammation is one of the most common complaints in clinical practice, and if not resolved quickly, or prevented entirely, can have a significant long-term impact on visual acuity and quality. Common causes of ocular inflammation include uveitis, both anteriorly and posteriorly, and ocular surgery, notably cataract procedures. In this program, leading clinicians will address the pathophy...
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CRITICAL ISSUES IN HBV: Considerations in Optimizing HBV Treatment

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a global epidemic with a worldwide burden. Physicians must address the importance of timing and management options for treating HBV. This monograph will review the methods for implementing and monitoring best practices in initial therapy; evaluating underlying causes; and safety issues with long-term therapy. Also, highlighted is the data presented at the rec...
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Diabetic Retinopathy: Optometrists’ Role in Facilitating Detection, Disease Management, and Patient Awareness

Diabetic retinopathy can result in devastating vision loss, with structural damage occurring before visual symptoms even manifest. As a result, early diagnosis is critical to maintaining vision for patients. Understanding the pathophysiology of diabetes will enable clinicians to identify patients at greatest risk for developing diabetes and related complications. In addition, developing strong s...
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Intravitreal Interventions – Volume 3, Number 1

Intravitreal pharmacotherapy, including long-acting corticosteroids, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents, and other novel biologics, has spawned new clinical interventions that halt vision loss and in many cases restore useful vision. Adoption of these agents, especially the anti-VEGF medications, has dramatically reduced rates of blindness. In this issue of Intravitreal I...
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Lipid Forum II Highlights

Risk stratification and appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain difficult concepts for practitioners struggling to reduce residual risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease even after statin therapy to achieve optimal outcomes for their patients. This activity will feature world-class lipidologists discussing the diagnosis of complex dyslipidemias, the CV impact of obesity and insulin-...
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Managing Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department: Two Decades of Progress

According to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2013 Update, approximately 795,000 people continue to experience a new or recurrent stroke each year. Stroke management is time-sensitive and clinicians working within emergency medical services are generally the first to evaluate a patient having an acute stroke. Consequently, emergency department staff are often in...
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Obesity Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States. One-third of US adults are considered obese, having a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Serious health concerns associated with obesity include increased risk for hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease, dysl...
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Obesity Consults: Volume 1, Number 4

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States. One-third of US adults are considered obese, having a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Serious health concerns associated with obesity include increased risk for hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease, dysl...
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OCT in the Management of Macular Edema


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Pediatric Perspectives on the Management of Diarrhea in Infants and Children - Monograph

An estimated 1.2 million cases of giardiasis and 750,000 cases of cryptosporidiosis occur in the United States annually. Cryptosporidium and Giardia are the most common protozoal causes of diarrhea in the developed and developing world. Persistent diarrhea, common in community pediatrics, is often caused by organisms such as Giardia and Cryptosporidium. This activity will focus on the most clini...
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Practical Lipidology: 2013

The rise in the prevalence of obesity in the last few decades and its growing impact on health has driven the scientific community to investigate and better understand the physiological basis of energy homeostasis and mechanisms of satiety, and seek targets for intervention against this burgeoning epidemic. Obesity is a disease worthy of intervention. Although clinicians have been treating risk ...
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Risk Management in the Cardiovascular Disease Arena: Focus on Glycemic Control

Among the multiple comorbidities and complications that are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death. The greatest concern emerging from this epidemic is the increased risk of coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction and stroke. Patients with T2DM have a worse prognosis than those without the disease and derive the least ben...
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Setting the Record Straight: Making Sense of the Data on Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Management

The consumption of low- and no-calorie sweeteners has grown in recent years, and is regarded as an aid to limit caloric intake to help control body weight and reduce the risk of weight-related diseases, including type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease. Although low- and no-calorie beverages are a safe alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages, some studies have reported mixed evidence o...
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Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma: 2014 Updates - Monograph

Melanoma remains a challenging condition for clinicians. An array of targeted therapies and immunotherapy are in development, with the hope of dramatically improving outcomes for patients. Understanding the optimal strategies for implementing these therapies will be critical for physicians. In this program, leading clinicians and researchers discuss the state of the science for targeted therapie...
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The Evolving Seasonality of RSV: Implications for the Pediatric Practice

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a significant cause of severe respiratory illness in infants and young children. Pediatricians must therefore be aware of strategies to prevent and manage this disease. This monograph will review the epidemiology and seasonality of RSV, the status of current and emerging treatments, and important infection control procedures that can prevent the spread of thi...
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