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Medical Conferences  >  Board Review Courses  >  Diabetes and Its Complications 2019
CME : 20

Diabetes and Its Complications 2019

Nov 08 12:00 AM - Nov 10 11:45 PM, 2019   |   Cambridge, Massachusetts  United States Of America
Organized by : Harvard Medical School (HMS) | The Penzias Group
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Diabetes and Its Complications is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS), The Penzias Group and will be held from Nov 08 - 10, 2019 at Boston Marriott Cambridge, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
• Internists
• Family Physicians
• Hospitalists
• Endocrinologists
• Geriatricians
• Nurse Practitioners
• Physician Assistants
• Certified Diabetes Educators

• 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• 20.00 ABIM MOC points
• 19.75 AAFP Prescribed credits
• 4.75 credits of Risk Management Study

Updates, Guidance, and Best Practices to Optimize Care for Patients with Diabetes:
This Harvard Medical School CME program provides comprehensive updates, practice recommendations, and the newest evidence-based strategies for the treatment and care of the person with or at risk for diabetes. One of Harvard Medical School's highest-rated CME courses, it will ensure that you are current with state-of-the-art approaches to:
• Diabetes screening
• Pharmacological management of diabetes, including insulin and non-insulin treatments
• The latest advances in insulin delivery and glucose monitoring
• Treating complications and comorbidities, including dyslipidemia, hypertension, obesity, peripheral vascular disease, cardiovascular disease, the diabetic foot, kidney disease, liver disease
• Lifestyle interventions
• Care of older patients with diabetes
• Incorporating recent advances into your practice
• Challenging cases

Education to Optimize Patient care and Outcomes:
Education is focused on optimized patient care and outcomes and improving skills in the following areas:
• Insulin initiation and intensification: which insulins to choose and why
• Understanding the new insulins, glucose monitors, and pumps
• Treating people with type 2 diabetes who are not achieving therapeutic goals
• Office-based assessment and treatment of comorbidities and complications
• Individualizing multifaceted approaches to lifestyle modification and weight management
• Personalizing nutrition plans and exercise prescriptions
• Cardiovascular risk reduction and care
• Optimal management of neuropathies and foot disease
• Managing diabetes in high-risk populations, including pregnant patients and the elderly
• Understanding the evolving concepts and treatments that will soon impact your day-to-day practice
• Communicating with, motivating, and sharing resources with patients

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe how advances in our understanding of pathophysiology and natural progression of type 1 and type 2 diabetes have resulted in a more integrated consideration of comorbidities in the design of glycemic treatments;
• Identify strategies to optimize the impact of lifestyle interventions in the treatment of diabetes and related conditions;
• Summarize appropriate, evidence-based treatment guidelines from recognized, expert organizations for the treatment of diabetes;
• Discuss new and evolving pharmacologic and electronic tools that currently or potentially impact the treatment design, efficacy, and/or safety of glycemic control programs;
• Demonstrate skills in advancing therapies for glycemic control aimed at achieving recommended treatment targets; 
• Identify strategies to care for patients with diabetes-related comorbidities and complications based on updated knowledge of state-of-the-art treatment advances;
• Explain strategies to identify and then overcome clinical practice barriers emanating from patients, providers, and practice systems issues.

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Alissa Rae Segal
Alissa Rae Segal

Pharmacy and Medicine

Osama Hamdy
Osama Hamdy

Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Frank J. Domino
Frank J. Domino

Family Medicine



Nathaly  Isidore
Nathaly Isidore

Addiction Medicine

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Venue Address

Boston Marriott Cambridge
50 Broadway
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel,

50 Broadway,

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America 02142,

(617) 494-6600

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