Richard E. Pratley, MD
Samuel E. Crockett Chair in Diabetes Research
Medical Director, AdventHealth Diabetes Institute
Senior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead, AdventHealth Translational Research Institute
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
This case-based online enduring activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) who are at high risk for chronic kidney disease.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of Veteran’s affairs physicians and other health care professionals within the Veteran’s affairs system to ensure recognition of CKD risk in patients with T2D, and examine novel strategies for mitigating the risk of CKD and other chronic complications of T2D.
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Understand mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and differentiated characteristics of agents with novel mechanistic features
- Cite specific data showing reductions in CKD and CV in patients with T2D with novel mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists
- Review strategies for hyperkalemia management in patients receiving mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists
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 will designate each online meeting and simulcast for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour 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 manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
|Richard E. Pratley, MD||Discloses that he has received Consulting fees from Bayer AG, Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, Dexcom, Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co, Merck, Novo-Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi, Scohia Pharma Inc. and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries. He has also received research grant funding from Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co., Metavention, Novo-Nordisk, and Poxel SA
As of June 11, 2011 all services rendered by Richard E. Pratley, MD are paid directly to AdventHealth, a non-profit organization. Dr. Pratley does not receive any direct or indirect compensation for these services.
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
Staff Planners and Managers
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, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- James Seternus, DO, Medical Director for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
- Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Marissa Mays-Verman, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Aimee Meissner, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME 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 non-approved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online activity.
- Complete the online post-test and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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