Weight Loss as a Treatment Strategy for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity: Practical Strategies for Primary Care Providers

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

12:00PM – 1:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 12:00PM Eastern, 11:00AM Central, 10:00AM Mountain and 9:00AM Pacific.

Presenting Faculty:
Kim Pfotenhauer, DO, FACOFP
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Director of Clerkship Curriculum
Michigan State University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, MI

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is intended for U.S. based PCPs, NPs, and PAs, with emphasis on those who provide care to underserved communities and communities with the greatest needs.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the program, attendees should be able to:

  • Explain the rationale for using a weight-centric approach to T2DM management
  • Assess guidelines-recommended strategies for using incretin therapies when intensifying treatment in patients with T2DM and overweight/obesity
  • Use shared decision making in the selection of treatments for patients with T2DM and overweight/ obesity

 ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

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 virtually live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live virtual activity.

Nursing Credit Information

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with management of patients with Type 2 diabetes and obesity.

CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE Accreditation Statement

Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

COMMISION ON DIETETIC REGISTRATION

This program is seeking prior approval with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for dietitians and RDs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, 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 manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

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 before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

 

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