S65-2 Vascular Calcification: What Can We Learn From Diabetes & CKD

Program: Symposia
Session: S65-Calcium and Vascular Disease
Tuesday, June 18, 2013: 7:30 AM-9:00 AM
Presentation Start Time: 8:00 AM
Room 304 (Moscone Center)
Dwight Arnold Towler*
Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Talk Description:

In this presentation, I discuss the pathobiology of vascular calcification that arises in the setting of CKD. I also encompass the impact of antecedent / concomitant diabetes -- a major cause of renovascular disease burden and arteriosclerotic calcification.

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