Modifying Chronic Kidney Disease Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: Opportunities and Robust Data With Mineralocorticoid Antagonists

FACULTY

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
Orlando, FL

Robert Toto, MD
Professor
Director, Clinical Nephrology
Director, Patient-Oriented Research in Nephrology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring activity is designed to review the importance of chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk reduction in patients with T2D, how to evaluate opportunities to screen for CKD risk in patients with T2D and target reductions in albuminuria, the manageability of hyperkalemia and uniqueness of novel therapy, and key takeaways and practice changes.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals to ensure recognition of CKD risk in patients with T2D and novel strategies for modifying CKD risk and the risk of other chronic complications of T2D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Summarize the features of third-generation mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists with the pharmacologic features of prior agents
  • Evaluate the characteristics of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in managing the progression of chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes in terms of clinical data and place in therapy
  • Update strategies for the management of hyperkalemia associated with novel mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist therapy as opposed to earlier-generation agents

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this enduring 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 activity.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/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.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in caring for patients with T2DM patients.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

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 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Richard Pratley, MD discloses that 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.

Robert Toto, MD discloses that he worked as a consultant for Amgen, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bayer, Chinook Therapeutics, Medscape, Otsuka, Reata and Vifor.

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.

Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner

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, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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  • Chris Drury, Medical Director of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Ana Maria Albino, Senior Program Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Jessica Feygin, Program Coordinator of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
  • Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Daniel Dasilva, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.

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During this lecture, 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/CE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate upon completion as a downloadable file.

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