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Patients With Late-Stage Type 2 Diabetes and Adjusting Current Regimens

Clinical Thought

An expert discusses complications often seen in patients with late-stage type 2 diabetes such as chronic kidney disease, heart failure, neuropathy, and retinopathy, as well as considerations for use of newer medications in patients with these complications.

Physicians: Maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

ABIM MOC: maximum of 0.25 Medical Knowledge MOC point

Released: November 28, 2023

Expiration: November 27, 2024

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Faculty

Vivian A. Fonseca

Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Tulane University Health Sciences center
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC in partnership with the Endocrine Society.

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Supporters

Supported by an educational grant from Lilly.

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Target Audience

This program is intended for US endocrinologists.

Program Learning Goal

The goal of this program is to improve the knowledge, competence, and performance of learners in effort to optimize treatment for patients with Diabetes.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate the latest efficacy and safety data for guideline-recommended treatments for patients who qualify for weight-focused management of T2D

  • Incorporate evidence-based treatments for patients with T2D, obesity, and related comorbidities into clinical decision-making

  • Compare the mechanisms of action of newer treatment options for T2D and their effects on glycemic and metabolic parameters

Disclosure

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Primary Author

Vivian A. Fonseca, MD, FRCP

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Tulane University Health Sciences center
New Orleans, Louisiana

Vivian Fonseca, MD, FRCP: researcher (paid to institution): Fractyl, Jaguar Gene Therapy; consultant/advisor/speaker: Abbott, Asahi, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Corcept; stock/stock options: Abbott, Amgen, BRAVO4Health, Mellitus.

The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC and the Endocrine Society do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Instructions for Credit

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.25 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from November 28, 2023, through November 27, 2024:

  1. Login or Sign Up for an account by clicking at the top of this page.
  2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
  3. View and study the content in its entirety.

You must respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Format

This program has been made available online.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Physician Continuing Medical Education

CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine MOC

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST pass the post-test and complete the evaluation. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through CCO’s Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JAPARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.

By sharing your Diplomate Board ID # and DOB, you are giving Clinical Care Options, LLC permission to use this information/data to report your participation to these Boards via the Joint Accreditation Program and Activity Reporting System (JA-PARS).