These independent CME activities are supported by educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA LLC.



Clinical Context:
Diabetes
  1. Course List
Chair
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Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP
  • Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
  • Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
  • Chief, Section of Endocrinology
  • Tulane University Health Sciences Center
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Clinical Context: Diabetes is designed to provide up-to-date information on current and emerging management strategies based on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in diabetes. The curriculum includes case studies at the point of care and MedPage Today meeting coverage that will report on cutting-edge news as it breaks from ENDO 2016 The Endocrine Society's 98th Annual Meeting & Expo, National Kidney Foundation (NKF) 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings, American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions, European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Meeting 2016, and American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2016.
  • Describe the natural history of diabetes, the importance of early diagnosis of this condition, and recent advances in our understanding of pathophysiologic mechanisms that may serve as targets of therapy.
  • Evaluate criteria that have been developed to assess treatment response in diabetes, delineate how these criteria can be used to risk-stratify patients in clinical practice, and consider therapeutic treatment options that improve patient outcomes.
  • Target Audience

    Endocrinologists, diabetologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the screening and treatment of patients with diabetes.

     

    Activity Goal

    The goal of this program is to provide case studies and data from medical meetings and journals insights at the point of care on current and emerging management strategies based on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in diabetes.