Atherosclerosis and smoking: Polosa at the SISA national conference

The conference will bring together leading experts in the field to discuss the latest research on dyslipidemias and their management. Topics to be covered include the latest guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS), as well as innovative topics such as environmental risk factors, including smoking, and their role in the progression of atherosclerosis.

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Diasmoke Working Group in Warsaw: how to address the smoking issue among diabetes patients?

During the 2023 edition of the GFN, a pool of international diabetologists, coordinated by CoEHAR, addressed the issue of cigarette smoking among diabetes patients, setting new international treatment guidelines to be published soon.

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At GFN 2023, SAB Diasmoke second meeting

GFN 2023 will start tomorrow at Varsavia. The 10th edition of the Global Forum on Nicotine, from 21 to 24 June, will host more events dedicated to harm reduction research. During this edition will be also the second meeting of SAB Diasmoke. Diabetologists and experts on THR signed the guidelines on the treatment of smokers with diabetes.

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CoEHAR, UNIVERSITY OF CATANIA: HARM REDUCTION IS THE WEAPON TO DEFEAT SMOKE

“It is a fact that in Italy there are millions of smokers who are unwilling or unable to quit smoking – explained prof. Riccardo Polosa, founder of CoEHAR - These smokers do not accept to be medicalized because of their smoking habit and in Italy, even today, we do not have a health policy that takes care of these people. Risk reduction is the solution. In countries with a liberal approach, such as Sweden or England, which have chosen to open up to alternative nicotine release tools by promoting them in the cessation paths for heavy smokers, the prestigious smoke-free goal is being reached. It is time to follow these virtuous examples also in Italy".

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