2018 DIABETES UPDATE

Course Objectives:

This live CME activity seeks to increase knowledge and equip clinicians by providing them with tools and strategies to more effectively manage patients with diabetes and improve treatment outcomes.

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the psychosocial factors which most often impact patients with diabetes and implement strategies for screening and treatment.
  2. Integrate evidence based approaches to reduce cardio vascular risks in patients with diabetes.
  3. Select the best available approaches for patients with diabetes and insulin resistance.
  4. Discuss nutrition and exercise principles to motivate patients with diabetes to improve health and address comorbidities.
  5. Employ a pathophysiologic approach to pharmacologic treatment in T2 diabetes management.
  6. Utilize interprofessional teams to manage diabetes in the primary care setting.

Accreditation Statements:

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California designates this Live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine—California designates this program for a maximum of 7.25 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in the activity.

Pharmacists - Pursuant to Title 16 CCR section 1732.2, coursework which meets the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and has been approved for continuing education by the Medical Board of California shall, upon satisfactory completion, be considered approved continuing education for pharmacists.

AAFP - This Live activity, 2018 Diabetes Update: High Impact Management for Clinicians , with a beginning date of 11/04/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  7.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience

Physicians, pharmacists, PAs, NPs, and other interested healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with diabetes.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement

There is no outside support for this activity.