Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Clinical Consultations: Treating T2DM in the Modern Era: Right Patient, Right Treatment, Right Time

Release Date: September 23, 2020
Expiration Date: September 23, 2021

Activity Overview

This online educational activity is designed to provide expert interpretation of current and emerging data on the diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Treatment guidelines for T2DM, approved therapeutic classes, and the importance of considering patient-related characteristics when choosing appropriate treatment regimens are presented in a series of videos featuring physicians discussing various patient case scenarios of T2DM.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.


Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward endocrinologists, primary care physicians, NPs, PAs, nurses, and additional health care professionals who are involved in the care of patients with T2DM.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Summarize evidence-based practice guidelines for glycemic control in patients with T2DM
  • Evaluate the efficacy/safety profiles of available antihyperglycemic agents and their cardiovascular and renal benefits in patients with T2DM
  • Consider drug-specific and patient-specific factors when selecting anti-diabetes agents in adults with T2DM

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME Guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Faculty

Juan P. Frias, MD
Juan P. Frias, MD
Medical Director and Principal Investigator
National Research Institute
Los Angeles, California

Disclosures: Research Support: Allergan, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, BMS, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Madrigal, MSD, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi, Theracos; Advisory Boards and Consulting: Altimmune, Axcella Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Coherus Therapeutics, Eli Lilly, Gilead, Intercept, MSD, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi; Speaker Bureau: MSD, Sanofi.

Jay Shubrook, DO
Jay Shubrook, DO
Professor Primary Care Department
Director of Diabetes Services
Director of Clinical Research
Touro University California

Disclosures: Consultant: Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Bayer, Sanofi.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.


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