A Virtual Reality View: Incorporating GLP-1 Receptor Agonists into Clinical Practice: Personalizing Therapy to Improve Glycemic and Extra-glycemic Outcomes

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FACULTY

Richard E. Pratley, MD
Senior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead, Translational Research Institute
Medical Director, AdventHealth Diabetes Institute
Orlando, FL

Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, CDE
Professor of Medicine
Emory University
Section Head, Diabetes & Endocrinology
Grady Health System
Atlanta, Georgia

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This case-based activity will cover the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with type 2 diabetes.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is intended for endocrinologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who diagnose, treat, and manage patients with type 2 diabetes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discuss the physiologic role of GLP-1 and the mechanism of action of GLP-1 receptor agonists
  • Personalize the selection of GLP-1 receptor agonists by considering patient-specific factors, such as comorbidities, age, route and frequency of administration, and others
  • Evaluate clinical trial data on the impact of GLP-1 receptor agonists on glycemic control and cardiovascular and renal outcomes
  • Develop tailored antihyperglycemic regimens for patients with type 2 diabetes based on guideline recommendations, individualized glycemic goals, and patient-specific factors

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this web-based activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with type 2 diabetes. CNE Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 2.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or providers of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

FACULTY
Richard E. Pratley, MD receives consulting fees from AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Glytec LLC, Janssen, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk, and Sanofi and speaker fees from AstraZeneca and Novo Nordisk. All payments for Dr. Richard Pratley’s services were made directly to AdventHealth, a nonprofit organization.

He has contracted research for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi. All grant fund payments were made directly to AdventHealth, a nonprofit organization.

Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, CDE has contracted research with Dexcom Inc. and Sanofi Inc.

CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer-reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

The staff, planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Ashley Whitehurst, Program Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Diana Tommasi, Medical Director of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CE activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and nonapproved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
2. Participate in the enduring activity; and
3. Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making ability before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: June 30, 2021

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