Programme 5.12.14 – Diet, Lifestyle and Cardiovascular Risk: from Evidence to Policy

Friday 5 December 2014

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Medical Society of London – Map of venue
11 Chandos St, Cavendish Square, London W1G 9DRT
5 minutes walk from Oxford Circus

9.00 – 9.30
Registration and coffee

9.30 – 10.10 am
Impact on cardiovascular disease of voluntary and mandatory policy on diet and lifestyle.
Dr Martin O’Flaherty, University of Liverpool

10.10 – 10.50
Emerging ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk in childhood.
Professor Peter Whincup, St George’s University of London

10.50 – 11.20

11.20 – 11.35
Alcohol consumed ‘with a meal’ or ‘without a meal’ is differently associated with risk of coronary heart disease in a UK prospective population study.
Lentjes MAH, Khawaja AP, Mulligan AA, Luben RN, Bhaniani A, Wareham NJ and Khaw KT.
Department of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Cambridge.

11.35 – 12.15
Dietary nitrate and cardiovascular disease
Professor Amrita Ahluwalia,
William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary’s University of London

12.15 – 12.55
Diet, lifestyle and cardiovascular risk
Professor KT Khaw, University of Cambridge

12.55 – 13.45

13.45 – 14.25
Is chocolate good for you? Health claims versus evidence-based nutrition
Professor Roger Corder, William Harvey Institute

14.25 – 15.15
Effects of Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular outcomes in high risk people
Professor Ramon Estruch, University of Barcelona

15.15 – 15.25
Digital technology to support patients managing cardiovascular disorders and co-morbidities
Ifty Ahmed, CEO, POW Health

15.25 – 15.35
Digital technology and healthy lifestyle
Jack Bowman, CEO, Handle my Health

15.35 – 16.00
Policy implications of current evidence on diet, lifestyle and cardiovascular risk
Speakers’ Round Table