Women in cardiovascular disease - how different is the clinical course and outcome

Dr Rust Theron, Physician, Durbanville Mediclinic Cape Town

Dr Blanche Cupido, Department of Cardiology University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital

This discussion focuses on cardiovascular disease incidence and its clinical presentation in South African women, the effect of menopause and HRT on clinical management as well as the medical treatment of heart failure in women, concluding with tips and key messages for daily general practice.

Big bully - an epidemic of unkindness

Dr Rust Theron, Physician, Durbanville Mediclinic Cape Town

Marion Scher, Author, Journalist, Lecturer, Media trainer and consultant, Johannesburg

Cassey Chambers, Director at The South African Depression and Anxiety Group, Johannesburg 

Exploring novel perspectives and strategies for addressing depression and anxiety in both patients and clinicians

Type 2 diabetes and ASCVD

Dr Rust Theron, Physician, Durbanville Mediclinic Cape Town

Dr Adri Kok Specialist Physician Netcare Alberton Hospital, Gauteng

Exploring type 2 diabetes, the identification of subtypes and how to use these phenotypes to guide therapy, including ASCVD event reduction

COPD management - ensuring patients get the right treatment

Dr Rust Theron, Physician, Durbanville Mediclinic, Cape Town

Professor Richard van Zyl-Smit, Consultant Pulmonologist, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town

Learn about the differences between asthma and COPD respiratory conditions and whether they are simply age dependent