Diabetes and Its Complications

November 12–14, 2020
Presented in a Live Streaming Program

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Key takeaways to expect:

Sessions led by master clinicians

Learn comprehensive updates for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes comorbidities and complications

Highest Rated CME

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Updates, guidance, and best practices to optimize care for patients with diabetes

Designed for

  • Internists
  • Family Physicians
  • Hospitalists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Geriatricians
  • Nurse Practicioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Certified Diabetes Educators

Learning objective:

  • Identify methods to improve the efficacy of lifestyle interventions in the treatment of diabetes and related conditions and address methods to initiate these interventions efficiently and effectively.
  • Identify how pathophysiologic components of type 1 and type 2 diabetes relate to diabetes comorbidities and impact glycemic treatment design.
  • Describe the clinical implications of evidence-based treatment guidelines from recognized expert organizations for the selection, initiation, and advancement of newer pharmacologic and technologic treatments for diabetes to optimize the efficacy and safety of glycemic control.
  • Recognize strategies to address diabetes-related comorbidities and complications based on an updated knowledge of evolving treatment advances.
  • Identify and then recognize strategies to overcome barriers to optimizing care of diabetes and its comorbidities which emanate from patients, providers, and practice systems issues.
  • Recognize methods to utilize the implications of cardiovascular outcomes trials of antidiabetes medications and evolving methods to prevent, diagnose, and treat cardiovascular disease for people with diabetes.

Conference Schedule

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Thursday, November 12, 2020
7:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:45 AM
Introduction and Welcome: A Collective Call to Action

COMPREHENSIVE APPROACHES TO OBESITY: BLUNTING ITS IMPACT

8:00 AM
Exercise: Quick and Effective In-Office Risk Assessment and Personalized “Perscription” Strategies¹
Edward M. Phillips, MD
8:30 AM
State-of-the-Art Nutritional Approaches to Weight Management: One Size Does Not Fit All¹
Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc
9:15 AM
Impacting Diabetes Outcomes with New Techniques for Motivation Interviewing: Here’s How¹²
Frank J. Domino, MD
10:00 AM
Refreshment Break
10:20 AM
Pharmacologic Management of Obesity: When. What. How.¹²
Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, FACE
11:05 AM
Surgical Treatment of Obesity: Techniques, Outcomes, and a Patient’s Perspective¹
Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS

SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND DIABETES

11:40 AM
Optimal Management of Hypertension in People with Diabetes²
Melanie P. Hoenig, MD
12:25 PM
Lunch Break (On Your Own)
1:30 PM
Optimal Management of Dyslipidemia²
Om P. Ganda, MBBS, MD
2:15 PM
Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes and Chronic Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes²
Duane Pinto, MD
3:00 PM
Improving Clinician Wellness through Exercise¹
3:10 PM
Refreshment Break
3:30 PM
Diabetes and Heart Failure: Update on Management²
Arthur Reshad Garan, MD
4:10 PM
Common Cardiovascular Tests and Their Optimal Interpretation
Michael Gavin, MD, MPH
4:40 PM
Panel Discussion
Faculty

Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. To view the most up-to-date agenda, please visit the course website.

¹Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
²Qualifies for Pharmacology Credit

Friday, November 13, 2020
7:00 AM
Continental Breakfast

UPDATES ON THE MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES

7:30 AM
Beyond Metformin: Navigating and Applying the New Guidelines and Reducing Cardiovascular Risk¹²
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
8:30 AM
Newer Insulins and How to Use Them²
Richard S. Beaser, MD
9:30 AM
Refreshment Break

SPECIAL WORKSHOP: CHALLENGING CASES IN GLYCEMIC CONTROL

9:50 AM
Challenges in Optimizing Glycemic Control: An Interactive Session²
Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP
Richard S. Beaser, MD
Erin Kelly, MEd, RN, BSN, CDE
Alissa R. Segal, Pharm D, CDE, CDTC, FCCP
Gillian Arathuzik, RD, LDN, CDE
11:05 AM
Q&A: Medical Management of Diabetes²
Faculty
11:35 AM
Keynote: Microbiome (the Second Human Genome): What Shapes It and How It Shapes Us
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
12:20 PM
Lunch Break (On Your Own)

SPECIAL SITUATIONS

1:20 PM
The Challenges of Inpatient Diabetes Management and Transition to Outpatient Care¹
Lyle D. Mitzner, MD
2:00 PM
Managing Diabetes in the Elderly – Individualizing Care¹²
Medha N. Munshi, MD
2:40 PM
Care for Pregnant Women and Women Planning to Become Pregnant: Screening, Risk Mitigation, Treatment, Patient Education¹²
Florence M. Brown, MD
3:20 PM
Improving Clinician Wellness Through Exercise¹
3:30 PM
Refreshment Break
3:50 PM
Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis: Assessing Severity and Optimizing Management
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
4:50 PM
New Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes
Jason L. Gaglia, MD, MMSc

Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. To view the most up-to-date agenda, please visit the course website.

¹Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
²Qualifies for Pharmacology Credit

Saturday, November 14, 2020
7:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
7:30 AM
How to (Recognize and) Factor the Emotional and Psychological Needs of Patients with Diabetes into Your Clinical Care¹
Aaron M. Price, LICSW

MICROVASCULAR DISEASE AND DIABETES

8:00 AM
Treating Retinopathy: Optimizing the Impact of Recent Advances
Deborah K. Schlossman, MD
8:40 AM
Treatment of Renal Disease: Guidance to Blunt the Impact, Slow the Progression²
Robert C. Stanton, MD
9:30 AM
Evaluating and Treating Neuropathies of Diabetes: 2020 Updates
Patricia E. Greenstein, MD
10:10 AM
Refreshment Break
10:30 AM
Managing Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes²
Michael S. Irwig, MD, FACE

THE DIABETIC FOOT

11:10 AM
The Foot: Preventing Damage and Treatment Options¹
John M. Giurini, DPM
11:40 AM
Peripheral Vascular Disease: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management²
David R. Campbell, MD, FRCS, FACS

SPECIAL SESSION

12:10 PM
Indispensable Tips for Incorporating Updates Into Clinical Practice
Faculty

Note: Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice. To view the most up-to-date agenda, please visit the course website.

¹Qualifies for Risk Management Credits
²Qualifies for Pharmacology Credit

Course Directors

Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP

Associate Professor of Medicine — Harvard Medical School
Co-Director — Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Continuing Education

Richard S. Beaser, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine — Harvard Medical School
Medical Director — Joslin Continuing Medical Education
Senior Staff Physician — Joslin Diabetes Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP

Professor of Medicine — Harvard Medical School
Editor-in-Chief — UpToDate, Hepatology Section
Co-Director – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Continuing Education

Faculty

Gillian Arathuzik, RD, LDN, CDE

Florence M. Brown, MD

David R. Campbell, MD, FRCS, FACS

Frank J. Domino, MD

Jody Dushay, MD, MMSc

Jason L. Gaglia, MD, MMSc

Om P. Ganda, MBBS, MD

Arthur Reshad Garan, MD

Michael C. Gavin, MD, MPH, FACC

John M. Giurini, DPM

Patricia E. Greenstein, MD

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, FACE

Melanie P. Hoenig, MD

Michael S. Irwig, MD, FACE

Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS, FACS

Erin Kelly, MEd, RN, BSN, CDE

Lyle D. Mitzner, MD

Medha N. Munshi, MD

Edward M. Phillips, MD

Duane S. Pinto, MD, MPH

Aaron M. Price, LICSW

Deborah K. Schlossman, MD

Alissa R. Segal, PharmD, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

Robert C. Stanton, MD

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Diabetes and Its Complications

November 12–14, 2020
Presented in a Live Streaming Program

Why not save a little money? Get exclusive discount with coupon code: SAVE5