Hot Topics in Diabetes: A Focus on GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Hot Topics in Diabetes: A Focus on GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Webinar -- 3:00 PM ET
http://www.clinicaloptions.com/WebinarsGLP1RAJoin2

Agenda

Program length (60 minutes)

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Case-Based Presentation
  • Discussion and Audience Question and Answer Session

Faculty

Faculty
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Division of CME, Beth Israel Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Goal Statement
The goal of this activity is to improve the competence of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other members of the healthcare team in managing type 2 diabetes.

Target Audience 
This program is intended for primary care providers; physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, as well as the diabetes patients under their care.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Examine the evidence that supports the use of GLP-1 RA products in patients with T2D regarding their impact on weight and CV risk
  • Summarize the latest findings on renal outcomes from recent studies of GLP-1 RA products and implications for drug selection in patients at increased risk for nephropathy due to T2D
  • Differentiate the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of long-acting injection and emerging oral GLP-1 RA products and how to optimize their use early in the T2D disease course
  • Explore strategies to help patients prevent or overcome gastrointestinal adverse events and to improve rates of adherence with GLP-1 RA therapy

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation 

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.