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Diabetes & Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Primary Care

Boston Marriott Cambridge | Cambridge, USA
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Title: Diabetes & Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Primary Care
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Nov, 9, 2018 to Nov, 11, 2018
Location: Cambridge, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 845 to 945 USD
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


MOC STATEMENT


Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 20.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

 


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Primary Care, with a beginning date of 11/09/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.75 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.

 


RISK MANAGEMENT


This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 4.00 credits of Risk Management Study. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

 

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Anyone who provides care for people with (or at risk for) diabetes knows that these patients often have a myriad of comorbidities and complications, and that optimizing their care is frequently complex and challenging. It is with these challenges in mind that Harvard Medical School faculty have developed this CME program, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Syndrome in Primary Care.   


This 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. By attending, you can 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, peripheral vascular disease, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and the diabetic foot

Lifestyle interventions

Care of elderly patients with diabetes

Treatment of obesity

Integrating emerging concepts and therapies into day-to-day practice

EDUCATION TO OPTIMIZE PATIENT CARE AND OUTCOMES


Education is focused on optimized patient care and outcomes and improving skills in the following areas:


Using insulin: when to start, which insulins to choose, and how to intensify treatment

Treating people with type 2 diabetes who are not achieving their therapeutic goals

Office-based assessment and treatment of comorbidities and complications

Individualizing multifaceted approaches to lifestyle and weight management

Assessing the severity and optimizing management of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

Personalizing nutrition plans and exercise prescriptions

Cardiovascular risk reduction and care

Improving outcomes for diabetic foot disease

Optimizing treatment and care of older patients and people with diverse ethnic backgrounds

Recognizing and treating recently recognized comorbidities such as sleep apnea and steatohepatitis

Preparing for emerging strategies and treatments that will soon impact your day-to-day practice

Communicating with, motivating, and sharing resources with patients 

Speakers/Faculty:

Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP, Co-Director, Division of Continuing Education, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Richard S. Beaser, MD, Medical Director, Professional Education and Senior Staff Physician, Joslin Diabetes Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

David R. Campbell, MD, FRCS, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP, Editor-in-Chief, Hepatology Section, UpToDate; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc, Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

John M. Giurini, DPM, Chief, Division of Podiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Patricia E. Greenstein, MD, Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency Training Program; Director, Neurogenetics Clinic; Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, FACE, Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program and Director of Inpatient Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD, Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

William C. Hsu, MD, Vice President, International Programs, Joslin Diabetes Center; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS, Vice Chair of Surgery, Office of Technology and Innovation; Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgical Services; and Director, Bariatric Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Lyle D. Mitzner, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Abraham Morgentaler, MD, FACS, Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery (Urology), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Director, Men's Health Boston; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Medha N. Munshi, MD, Geriatrician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Director, Joslin Geriatrics Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Peter Oettgen, MD, Director, Preventive Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Editor-in-Chief, DynaMed Plus; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Edward M. Phillips, MD, Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services, VA Boston Healthcare System; Director, Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

Aliza K. Phillips-Stoll, PhD, Joslin Diabetes Center; Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Duane S. Pinto, MD, MPH, Director, Intensive Care Unit, and Associate Director, Interventional Section, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Melanie S. Pogach, MD, MMSc, Attending Physician, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and Associate Fellowship Director for Sleep Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Deborah K. Schlossman, MD, Attending Ophthalmologist, Joslin Diabetes Center; Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

Mala S. Sivanandy, MD, Director, Center for PCOS, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Robert C. Stanton, MD, Chief, Kidney & Hypertension Section, Joslin Diabetes Center; Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Elena Toschi, MD, Staff Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Boston Marriott Cambridge

50 Broadway

Cambridge, MA 02142


Located steps away from the popular Kendall Square, the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel is situated next to the city's top shopping, dining, and entertainment venues, and offers superb access to world-class institutions like Harvard University and MIT.


 


ACCOMMODATIONS

A limited number of discounted rooms* have been reserved at Boston Marriott Cambridge until October 18, 2018. You can call the hotel reservation line to make a room reservation: 1-888-236-2427. Please specify that you are enrolled in this activity in order to request the reduced room rate of $299. You can also make your discounted reservation online by October 18, 2018 by clicking here.


Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received an email from the HMS GCE office confirming your paid registration.

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