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Enhancing Adherence to Maintain Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

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Enhancing Adherence to Maintain Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Rosenberg and Dr. Peek discuss difficulties in adherence to diabetes medications and practice, and explore ways to help with treatment compliance.

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes

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  • Overview

    Attaining and maintaining glycemic control continues to be very difficult for patients with type 2 diabetes.  Please join Drs. Matt T. Rosenberg and Monica E. Peek as they discuss these issues.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative (TOPEC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TOPEC resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. 

    Host:
    Matt T. Rosenberg, MD
    Director
    Mid-Michigan Health Centers
    Jackson, MI
    Financial Disclosure:
    Consulting Fees: OPKO
    Commercial Interest Speakers Bureau: Astellas, OPKO
    Stocks: OPKO

    Faculty:
    Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH, MSc
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
    Associate Director, Chicago Center for Diabetes Translation Research
    Director of Research, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
    Executive Medical Director, Community Health Innovation
    The University of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    Financial Disclosure:
    No relationship reported

    Reviewers/Planners/Authors:

    • Sean T. Barrett has nothing to disclose.
    • Carole Drexel, PhD has nothing to disclose.
    • Kia K. Gray, MPH has nothing to disclose.
    • Nick Lombardi has nothing to disclose.

     

  • Learning Objectives

    After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

    • Apply clinical guidelines for T2DM management within their medical practices, especially as related to treatment intensification, resulting in improved short-and long-term patient outcomes.
    • Integrate defined clinical care pathways utilizing patient-centric antiglycemic agents that achieve glycemic goals and reduce the risk of diabetes-associated comorbidities and early death.
    • Identify skill sets and tools to help overcome patient resistance to changes in T2DM antiglycemic therapy, and help address adherence while considering polypharmacy and pill burden.

     

  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of the practicing Family Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Physician Assistant, and Nurse Practitioner. 

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Omnia-Prova Education Collaborative, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of TOPEC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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