Overview

Dr. Martin Abrahamson will discuss recent clinical trials presented at the 80th American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions Virtual Experience which took place from June 12-16, 2020. Dr. Abrahamson will highlight important updates including new data on SGLT2 inhibitors related to cardiovascular outcomes, renal outcomes, and their use in prediabetes and will also discuss the latest information on continuous glucose monitoring. Further, Dr. Abrahamson will walk learners through the latest guidelines from the ADA regarding the management of type 2 diabetes and describe how recent clinical trial data has been integrated into these guidelines. After this meeting review, you will be equipped to optimally manage type 2 diabetes based on these guidelines and new findings. 

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 07/30/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published. 

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize recent clinical trial data around SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes and prediabetes
  • Review recent data on continuous glucose monitoring and its applications 
  • Describe updates to the latest ADA guidelines for the medical management of type 2 diabetes
  • Apply an individualized approach to the management of type 2 diabetes based on the latest ADA guidelines

Faculty

Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP

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

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA  

Disclosures

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty: 

Martin J. Abrahamson, MD, FACP

Novo Nordisk (Advisory Board); AstraZeneca (Advisory Board)  

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP (Moderator)

No relevant financial relationships disclosed.   



Non-faculty contributors involved in the planning, development, editing, and review of the content have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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AANP

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Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308. 


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This program has been approved for 1.00 contact hour of continuing education, which includes 1.00 hour of pharmacology.

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Commercial Supporter

Merck & Co., Inc. 

Education Partner

Pri-Med Institute  


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