Why Weight? Obesity Management as a Treatment Goal for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

The CARES Initiative

 

FACULTY

Jay Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
Professor and Diabetologist
Director for Clinical Research
Director of Diabetes Service
Touro University California
Vallejo, CA

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This CME program has been designed to provide participants with the knowledge necessary to simultaneously address weight management and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity/overweight. Participants will gain a greater understanding of guidelines-recommended pharmaceutical and lifestyle management strategies, and learn how incretin therapies with beneficial impacts on glycemic outcomes and body weight can be integrated into clinical practice. In addition to viewing a faculty presentation of relevant clinical data and guidelines, learners will participate in Med Games, an engaging gamified learning activity featuring interactive quizzes and video case studies that provide the opportunity to make decisions about patient care and get immediate feedback.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational activity is intended for primary care physicians, NPs, PAs, nurses, and other clinicians involved in the treatment of patients with T2DM.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

On completing this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Determine the rationale for simultaneously addressing weight management and glycemic control in patients with T2DM.
  • Assess the benefits and limitations of lifestyle and pharmaceutical weight loss interventions for patients with T2DM.
  • Apply knowledge of clinical data on incretin therapies and treatment intensification guidelines to care plans for patients with T2DM and 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.

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.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

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 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 a 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

Dr. Shubrook is an advisor/consultant for Abbott, Astra Zeneca, Bayer, Eli Lilly, and Novo Nordisk.

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.
  • Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
  • Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Outcomes and Accreditation for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
  • Russie Allen, Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
  • Cindy Lampner, MSLIS, Medical Director, Scientific and Medical Services for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
  • Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
  • Melissa A Johnson, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
  • Amanda Jenkins, Associate Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

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 the course of 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/CNE 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.
  3. Complete and submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate after the enduring activity.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize 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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