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   Mastery of Medicine in
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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
  • Mastery of Medicine in Diabetes Management is designed to provide new information based on breaking medical news, new data presented at medical meetings, and case studies on current and emerging management strategies on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in diabetes management. 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 the Endocrine Society's 99th Annual Meeting & Expo, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists 26th Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress, and the American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions, poster presentations offering audio/video of presenters, downloadable PDF copies of posters, full transcripts of presentations, noted expert summations of key takeaways, and clinical applications; and clinical conversation video roundtable.
  • Describe the importance of early diagnosis of diabetes and pathophysiologic mechanisms that may serve as targets for therapy.
  • Evaluate the link between cardiovascular disease and diabetes and the impact of treatment on cardiovascular outcomes.
  • Formulate personalized and guideline-based treatment strategies based on mechanism of action as well as efficacy and safety profiles of current and emerging monotherapies and combination agents.
  • Develop and implement methods for shared decision-making that reflect consideration of the individual patient to maximize treatment adherence, patient outcomes, and quality of life.
  • Target Audience

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


    Activity Goal

    The goal of this initiative is to provide monthly touchpoints so that clinicians have a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of the best practices in diabetes management. This includes practical case-based learnings, interactive video, published and peer-reviewed articles, and appropriate news coverage on diabetes management. Designed to provide timely, scientific data that can be applied directly to the clinical settings for in-the-trenches clinicians.