Diabetes

Diabetes Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Emergency Physicians, Pediatricians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 18 (DI18) Topics Include:  Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Free Samples, Insulin Clearance Among Different Races, Incorporating Physical Activity, Changes in Kidney Parameters, Smartphone Apps for Diabetesand more. 

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
DI18
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
DI18A, DI18B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Highlights of the ADA Advanced Postgraduate Course, 2017? Part 2

Discuss community-specific challenges to implementation, recruitment, and retention of participants in the Medicare DPP; Summarize requirements for receiving recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a provider of Medicare DPP; Use positive, strength-based language to discuss self-management with patients who have diabetes; Provide guidance for healthy eating plans for patients with diabetes based on their starting point and individual health concerns.

Helping the Patient with Limited Financial Resources / The?Psychology of Diabetes Management

Adjust management strategies and glycemic targets to align with the patient's financial resources and preferences for self-management; Cite resources for obtaining medications, testing supplies, fresh produce, and exercise programs at a lower cost; Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using free samples of medications for patients with limited financial resources; Assist patients with managing expectations when using new medications and therapeutic devices.

Kidney Disease and Diabetes/The Expanding Role of Community Health Workers

Determine when to refer patients to a nephrologist based on their clinical condition and changes in kidney parameters; Explain the effects of different types of antihypertensive agents on short- and long-term kidney function; Manage potassium levels in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease; Summarize the role of community health workers in the prevention and management of diabetes.

Diabetes and Hypogonadism / New ADA Neuropathy Guidelines / Newer Therapeutic Agents for Type 2 Diabetes

Manage patients with type?2 diabetes who have symptoms of low testosterone and/or sexual dysfunction; Perform neurologic examinations to identify and manage diabetic neuropathy in its early stages; Summarize the different mechanisms through which diabetes medications improve glucose control; Select a therapeutic regimen based on clinical presentation as well as accessibility and convenience of medications and devices.

New Perspectives on Lipid Control/Changing Local Culture and Community

Identify patients at extreme risk for cardiovascular events according to recent AACE/ACE guidelines; Summarize AACE/ACE guidelines for LDL and non-HDL cholesterol, as well as apolipoprotein B, in patients at very high or extreme risk for cardiovascular events; Discuss how coronary artery calcium score can be used to determine which patients need aggressive treatment with cholesterol-lowering agents; Describe how a multidimensional community-based program improved community health and increased access to healthy food, physical activity, and health services in a small town.

Highlights of the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease, 2017, Part 1

Explain how differences in insulin clearance among different races may contribute to different pathophysiologies of type?2 diabetes; Summarize how the complex communication among various organs and tissues affects glucose levels in the body; Select antidiabetes medications based on a patient's cardiovascular risk factors and comorbidities; Discuss how the benefits of new antidiabetes drugs on cardiovascular outcomes may affect diabetes management in the future.

Mobile Apps for People with Diabetes

Discuss common barriers to access and implementation of diabetes self-management education; Identify common features and functions of smartphone apps for diabetes self-management that provide clinical benefits; Predict which patients are most likely to benefit from using an app for diabetes self-management; Evaluate ways of incorporating apps into self-management of diabetes.

Highlights of the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease, 2017, Part 2

Explain why establishing healthy eating behaviors in childhood and adolescence is important for prevention of chronic disease in adulthood; Identify ways to improve dietary quality and eating habits in adult and pediatric patients; Summarize how big data could be used to predict risk for insulin resistance and type?2 diabetes; Describe how data from wearable devices could be used for early detection of insulin resistance or to guide laboratory testing in the future.

Highlights of the ADA Advanced Postgraduate Course, 2017? Part 1

Summarize recent data on the effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists on risk for cardiovascular events in patients with type?2 diabetes; Adjust a patient's medication regimen before starting an SGLT2 inhibitor or GLP-1 receptor agonist to reduce risk for side effects and drug interactions; Discuss the benefits of different types of physical activity for individuals with diabetes; Counsel patients on how to incorporate physical activity into their lifestyles.

Management of Obesity / Update on Computerized Glucose Monitors

Summarize general indications for bariatric surgery and weight-loss pharmacotherapy; Explain how pharmacotherapy can improve response to a weight loss intervention in individuals who have difficulty maintaining a low-calorie diet; Adjust diabetes medications for patients starting a weight loss intervention based on their level of glycemic control; Discuss how to calibrate, interpret, and use CGMs to assess trends in blood glucose.

Helping the Patient with Limited Financial Resources / The?Psychology of Diabetes Management

Adjust management strategies and glycemic targets to align with the patient's financial resources and preferences for self-management; Cite resources for obtaining medications, testing supplies, fresh produce, and exercise programs at a lower cost; Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using free samples of medications for patients with limited financial resources; Assist patients with managing expectations when using new medications and therapeutic devices.

Diabetes and Hypogonadism / New ADA Neuropathy Guidelines / Newer Therapeutic Agents for Type 2 Diabetes

Manage patients with type?2 diabetes who have symptoms of low testosterone and/or sexual dysfunction; Perform neurologic examinations to identify and manage diabetic neuropathy in its early stages; Summarize the different mechanisms through which diabetes medications improve glucose control; Select a therapeutic regimen based on clinical presentation as well as accessibility and convenience of medications and devices.

Highlights of the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease, 2017, Part 1

Explain how differences in insulin clearance among different races may contribute to different pathophysiologies of type?2 diabetes; Summarize how the complex communication among various organs and tissues affects glucose levels in the body; Select antidiabetes medications based on a patient's cardiovascular risk factors and comorbidities; Discuss how the benefits of new antidiabetes drugs on cardiovascular outcomes may affect diabetes management in the future.

Highlights of the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease, 2017, Part 2

Explain why establishing healthy eating behaviors in childhood and adolescence is important for prevention of chronic disease in adulthood; Identify ways to improve dietary quality and eating habits in adult and pediatric patients; Summarize how big data could be used to predict risk for insulin resistance and type?2 diabetes; Describe how data from wearable devices could be used for early detection of insulin resistance or to guide laboratory testing in the future.

Highlights of the ADA Advanced Postgraduate Course, 2017? Part 1

Summarize recent data on the effects of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists on risk for cardiovascular events in patients with type?2 diabetes; Adjust a patient's medication regimen before starting an SGLT2 inhibitor or GLP-1 receptor agonist to reduce risk for side effects and drug interactions; Discuss the benefits of different types of physical activity for individuals with diabetes; Counsel patients on how to incorporate physical activity into their lifestyles.

Highlights of the ADA Advanced Postgraduate Course, 2017? Part 2

Discuss community-specific challenges to implementation, recruitment, and retention of participants in the Medicare DPP; Summarize requirements for receiving recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a provider of Medicare DPP; Use positive, strength-based language to discuss self-management with patients who have diabetes; Provide guidance for healthy eating plans for patients with diabetes based on their starting point and individual health concerns.

Kidney Disease and Diabetes/The Expanding Role of Community Health Workers

Determine when to refer patients to a nephrologist based on their clinical condition and changes in kidney parameters; Explain the effects of different types of antihypertensive agents on short- and long-term kidney function; Manage potassium levels in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease; Summarize the role of community health workers in the prevention and management of diabetes.

New Perspectives on Lipid Control/Changing Local Culture and Community

Identify patients at extreme risk for cardiovascular events according to recent AACE/ACE guidelines; Summarize AACE/ACE guidelines for LDL and non-HDL cholesterol, as well as apolipoprotein B, in patients at very high or extreme risk for cardiovascular events; Discuss how coronary artery calcium score can be used to determine which patients need aggressive treatment with cholesterol-lowering agents; Describe how a multidimensional community-based program improved community health and increased access to healthy food, physical activity, and health services in a small town.

Mobile Apps for People with Diabetes

Discuss common barriers to access and implementation of diabetes self-management education; Identify common features and functions of smartphone apps for diabetes self-management that provide clinical benefits; Predict which patients are most likely to benefit from using an app for diabetes self-management; Evaluate ways of incorporating apps into self-management of diabetes.

Management of Obesity / Update on Computerized Glucose Monitors

Summarize general indications for bariatric surgery and weight-loss pharmacotherapy; Explain how pharmacotherapy can improve response to a weight loss intervention in individuals who have difficulty maintaining a low-calorie diet; Adjust diabetes medications for patients starting a weight loss intervention based on their level of glycemic control; Discuss how to calibrate, interpret, and use CGMs to assess trends in blood glucose.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Obesity, and Nutrition 

If you have taken the current Diabetes CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

 

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