Clinical Importance and Biochemical Role of iMg in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and COVID-19

Clinical Importance and Biochemical Role of iMg in Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and COVID-19

Speakers


K. Kisters, MD

Med Clinic I, St. Anna Hospital, ESH Excellence Centre
Herne, Germany

Taylor Wallace, PhD

Think Healthy Group, Washington, DC, USA;
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, George Mason University,

Find Nova Biomedical On Social Media

 

Exhibit

Symposia

Workshops

Organiser

Sponsor



Clinical Importance of Ionized Magnesium in Cardiovascular
Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Gastrointestinal and Renal Losses


The role of ionized magnesium is of growing interest in internal medicine, especially in cardiovascular diseases and in patients with diabetes mellitus. Ionized magnesium (iMg) is the physiologically active component of serum magnesium, so total serum magnesium (tMg) is not always an accurate indicator of magnesium status but iMg is. This presentation will describe recent studies showing statistically significant decreased iMg in patients with various diseases, e.g., heart failure, arteriosclerosis, lipid disorders, hypertension, heart rhythm disorders, and diabetes mellitus. Other situations also can cause a decrease in iMg, such as chemotherapy, emotional stress, and vigorous exercise. Lowered magnesium concentrations should be identified and corrected expeditiously to avoid vascular damage, arrhythmias, inflammation, and other sequelae of hypomagnesemia. The presentation will describe why measurement of ionized magnesium, not total, is a better tool to manage magnesium status correctly.


Learning Objectives:

  • Role of magnesium in disease states including heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, diabetes, hypertension, gastrointestinal and renal losses
  • Why ionized magnesium is a better tool to manage magnesium status


Combating COVID-19 and Building Immune Resilience:


A Potential Role for Magnesium Nutrition

Several aspects of COVID-19 disease mimic metabolic events shown to occur during latent subclinical magnesium deficiency. Most notably, hypomagnesemia is a known pro-inflammatory state, and can predispose to cytokine storm, a factor in severe COVID-19 cases. A summary of experimental findings and knowledge of the biochemical role magnesium may play into the pathogenesis of COVID-19, particularly in severe cases, is presented in this perspective. Frequent monitoring of ionized magnesium status with subsequent repletion, when appropriate, may be an effective strategy to influence disease contraction and progression.


Learning Objectives:

  • Ionized magnesium in pro-inflammatory states
  • Ionized magnesium management and repletion in COVID-19 severe illness

Registration available online here




More events

68th Repetitorium Anaesthesiologicum

Sat, 29 May 2021 - Sat, 5 Jun 2021

ISICEM e-Days - Hemodynamic Monitoring

Tue, 1 Jun 2021 - Tue, 1 Jun 2021

ICEM 2021

Tue, 8 Jun 2021 - Sat, 12 Jun 2021

Reanimation 2021

Wed, 9 Jun 2021 - Fri, 11 Jun 2021


Place de la Porte Maillot 2
Paris, Île-de-France 75017
France
WINFOCUS World Congress 2021

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - Sun, 13 Jun 2021

ESPNIC 2021

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - Fri, 18 Jun 2021

ECCMID 2021

Fri, 9 Jul 2021 - Mon, 12 Jul 2021

40th ISICEM - International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Tue, 31 Aug 2021 - Fri, 3 Sep 2021


Mont des Arts
Brussels, Brussels 1000
Belgium
Actualités Infirmières en Soins Intensifs et Urgences 2020

Tue, 7 Sep 2021 - Tue, 7 Sep 2021


Avenue Mounier 40 10
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Bruxelles 1200
Belgium
2021 ESPEN VIRTUAL CONGRESS

Thu, 9 Sep 2021 - Tue, 14 Sep 2021

Related articles