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2014 Diabetes is Primary
June 14, 2014, San Francisco, California


 


June 14, 2014, San Francisco Marriott Marquis, California

 

 

OVERVIEW

The American Diabetes Association will bring together physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners interested in the clinical management of diabetes and its complications for an exciting and innovative educational initiative developed specifically for the primary care community.  This initiative will offer information and tools needed to improve patient outcomes through provider and patient engagement.

 

This continuing medical education initiative: 

  • Up to 5.5 continuing education credits focusing on:
*new therapies and communicating medication risks with patients
*insulin therapy
*treatment algorithms and diabetes survival skills
*cost effective treatment for diabetes
*type 2 diabetes prevention, prediabetes diagnosis and motivational interviewing
*neuropathy
*cardiovascular risk reduction therapy
*latent autoimmune diabetes in adults
*tough and atypical cases

 

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals who manage patients with diabetes.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This activity will address evidence-based peer-reviewed clinical data and expert opinion on quality diabetes management. At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify the current 2014 ADA Standards of Care for classifying, diagnosing, preventing and treating prediabetes and diabetes.
  • Assess the non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options for managing diabetes in order to individualize treatment protocols.
  • Apply clinical decision-making tools to the assessment and treatment of complications related to diabetes.
  • Develop a more aggressive, effective treatment plan for patients with diabetes.


Click here to register!




Questions and requests for information should be directed to:
Shirley Ash, 703-549-1500, ext. 2214, sash@diabetes.org