This course is part of the A Pri-Med Curriculum - Incretin-Based Multiagonist Therapy: Emerging Treatment for Diabetes and Obesity curriculum and Diabetes Resource Center curriculum.
0.50 CME Credit
Addressing “Diabesity”: Weight Loss as a Key Therapeutic Goal in the Management of T2DM (Module 1)An Interactive Learning Experience From ArcheMedX This course is hosted by an external partner. By clicking Launch Course, you will be directed off of Pri-Med.com. Upon completing the activity, you will be prompted to return to Pri-Med.com
Take part in this interactive video activity in which faculty will explain the relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus, teach you to identify high-risk patients with obesity, and discuss the best approach to treating patients with “diabesity” as early as possible in the course of their disease.
- Discuss the interrelationship between T2DM and obesity and the therapeutic advantages of early treatment intensification to reduce the long-term health risks associated with both conditions
- Identify patients at high risk for obesity-related diseases who would benefit from pharmacologic treatment for weight loss
Jennifer B. Green, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
Faculty Member, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Robert F. Kushner, MD, FACP
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Medical Education
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
Jennifer B. Green, MD: Consultant for AstraZeneca; Bayer; Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly; Pfizer; Novo Nordisk; and Sanofi/Lexicon. Researcher for Boehringer Ingelheim/Lilly; Merck; Roche; and Sanofi/Lexicon.
Robert F. Kushner, MD, FACP: Advisor for Novo Nordisk and Weight Watchers. Consultant for Pfizer.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
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Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308.
This activity is approved for 0.40 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 0.044 hours of pharmacology.
MOC Credit Information
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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