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Medical Crossfire®: Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes (CFRD): A Patient-Focused Approach to Early Recognition and Proper Treatment

Release Date: December 31, 2018
Expiration Date: December 31, 2019
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

During this Medical Crossfire® production titled “Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes (CFRD): A Patient-Focused Approach to Early Recognition and Proper Treatment,” expert faculty will update the cystic fibrosis (CF) care team, specifically pulmonologists and endocrinologists, on the evolving landscape of screening, diagnosis, and treatment options for the management of patients with CF who have diabetes (CFRD). A unique aspect to this program is incorporating the patient perspective to provide insight into their experience along the continuum of care.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational funding provided by Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc, and Rare Disease Report.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  • You will need to log in to participate in the activity.
  • Each presentation may contain an interactive question(s). You may move forward through the presentation; however, you may not go back to change answers or review audio files/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, educational content/audio files will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME certificate, you must complete the activity.
  • Complete the Posttest and pass with a score of 70% or higher, complete the Evaluation, and then click on “Request for Credit.” You may immediately download a CME certificate upon completion of these steps.

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward pulmonologists, endocrinologists, diabetes care educators, and other healthcare professionals who are involved management of a patient with CFRD.

Educational Objectives

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

  1. Review current data on the epidemiology of CFRD and the value of early diagnosis
  2. Identify screening recommendations and guidelines for diagnosis of CFRD
  3. Describe the use of CFTR-modulating therapies for management of CF
  4. Explain guideline-recommended therapies for management of CFRD
  5. Discuss the importance of a multidisciplinary team to optimize outcomes of patients with CF and CFRD

Faculty, Staff, and Planners' Disclosures


Carol Brunzell, B.S., RDN, LD, CDE, FAND
Carol Brunzell, B.S., RDN, LD, CDE, FAND
Diabetes Education and Self-Management
University of Minnesota Health
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Disclosures: No relevant financial information to disclose.

Manu Jain, MD, MSc
Manu Jain, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Adult CF
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: Vertex; Consultant: Vertex, Gilead, Proteostasis; Speaker’s Bureau: Vertex, Gilead

Katie Larson Ode, MD
Katie Larson Ode, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital
Iowa City, Iowa

Disclosures: Grant/research support: NIH (NIDDK), Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Amir Moheet, MBBS
Amir Moheet, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Disclosures: Grant/Research: NIH, IDRF, CFF

The staff of PER® have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of PER® to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its CME activities. In compliance with ACCME guidelines, PER® requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of a CME activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that creates a COI.

Additionally, PER® is required by ACCME to resolve all COI. PER® has identified and resolved all COI prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This CME activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME activity is for continuing medical and nursing education purposes only, and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a physician 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®.

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