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Diabetes Management: Bring in the New but Keep the Old

Sponsored by:

The Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
University of Rochester Medical Center

Presented by: 

The Center for Experiential Learning

Date of release: 6/1/14

 

Description and Educational Need:

This web-based Continuing Medical Education activity seeks to provide primary care physicians, pediatricians, mid-level providers, endocrinologists, nephrologists, dieticians, and other allied health professionals with updates in diabetes research and treatment options, including the importance of taking a multifaceted and patient-centered approach to diabetes care.

This recorded enduring material has been developed from the 2014 Diabetes Management: Bring in the New but keep the Old live conference at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY. 

Target Audience:

The target audience for this activity is primary care physicians, pediatricians, mid-level providers, endocrinologists, nephrologists, dieticians, and other allied health professionals.  The geographic scope is national.

Overall Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia
  • Develop strategies to avoid hypoglycemia in patients taking medications for diabetes
  • Explain how to make the diagnosis of PCOS and how to treat PCOS depending on the patient’s specific concerns
  • Discuss the barriers that patients face when trying to treat their diabetes and list personal approaches to overcome these barriers
  • Develop a diet and exercise plan that fits the specific needs of each of their diabetes patients
  • Explain the difficulties facing diabetic children and their families and develop strategies to help overcome these difficulties
  • Identify the benefits and risks of incretin therapy in diabetes

Accreditation:

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

Certification:

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SCS Disclosure Statement:

ACCME Standards of Commercial Support of CME require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community.  When discussing therapeutic options, faculty are requested to use only generic names.  If they use a trade name, then those of several companies should be used.  If a presentation includes discussion of any unlabeled or investigational use of a commercial product, faculty are required to disclose this to the participants. 

No Commercial funds have been received to support this educational activity.

Successful completion of this activity includes:

  • Reviewing text listed on this webpage
  • Registering for the course
  • You must complete the registration process, including payment by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover).
  • Viewing both the AM and PM Sessions
  • Completing the online exam by answering 4 of the 6 questions correctly.
  • This exam will need to be completed in one sitting.
  • If 4 of the 6 questions are not answered correctly you will be prompted to re-take the exam until a passing grade is obtained.
  • Certificates of Successful Completion will be available for download immediately following completion of the course. 
  • Participants must download and save or print certificates before exiting the course.
  • Please remember to send a copy of your certificate to your credentialing office and to keep a copy for your records.

AM Session

PM Session

 

Planning Committee and Author/Speaker Declarations: The ACCME Standards of Commercial Support require that presentations be free of commercial bias and that any information regarding commercial products/services be based on scientific methods generally accepted by the medical community.

The following planning committee members* and authors have disclosed financial interests/arrangements or affiliations with organizations that could be perceived as real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of their presentation(s).  Only the current arrangements/interests are included.

Speaker / Planning Committee Declarations    *planning committee

*Planning Committee Member

  • *Jackie Doyle, NP: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists
  • Daniel Hale, MD: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists
  • *Stephen R. Hammes, MD, PhD: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists
  • Victoria Hsiao, MD: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists
  • Heidi Kipp, NP: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists
  • Bret Goodpaster, MD: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists
  • Adrian Vella, MD: Speaker declared Consulting:  Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis
  • *Steven Wittlin, MD: Speaker declared Consulting: Sanofi Aventis; Speakers’ Bureau Medtronics Diabetes
  • Howard Wolpert, MD: Speaker declared no financial interest or relationship exists

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy

The Center for Experiential Learning is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of those utilizing our web site and/or other CME activities.  This policy outlines the use of computer resources, information practices and the protection and respect for our users to assure their privacy when participating in UR sponsored or jointly-sponsored CME activities.  When registering for CME activities, we collect information including name, address, contact data (telephone number, e-mail address, fax), and the 2-digit month and day of the birth date (eg. March 18 would be 0318) in order to maintain a record of participation as required by national accreditation standards.  Additionally, we sometimes ask participants to complete a knowledge test to access understanding of the content as well as an evaluation to improve these activities and future ones.  We have appropriate security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected.  Any personal information provided will be maintained exclusively within the University of Rochester and not shared with non-University entities or organizations.  As our capabilities evolve, we may collect additional information or may use information in new ways.  If our information practices change, we will modify this policy statement and use only data collected for these new purposes from the time of the policy change forward.  Please contact us if you have questions about this confidentiality and privacy policy.

Contact Information

Credit Provider Contact Information:
University of Rochester Medical Center
Center for Experiential Learning
Phone: (585) 275-7666
E-Mail: cmeoffice@urmc.rochester.edu

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