Overview

It is well proven that effective glycemic control among patients with type 2 diabetes can reduce the risk of diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications. This dynamic and interactive live educational program will feature renowned faculty experts who will lead an interactive discussion of important evidence supporting the use of individualized oral combination therapy to attain glycemic control while minimizing weight gain, as well as hypoglycemic and CV risk. 

Learning Objectives

  • Set glycemic goals and sequence oral treatments based on the latest management guidelines in individuals with T2DM
  • Select oral combination antidiabetic therapies to maximize glycemic efficacy while reducing the risk of hypoglycemia, weight gain, and cardiovascular events in individuals with normal and impaired kidney function
  • Appropriately utilize available oral fixed-dose combinations to maximize adherence to treatment  


Faculty Disclosures

Richard E. Pratley, MD

Contracted Research for Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Lilly; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novo Nordisk Inc.; Sanofi US; and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, Inc. Speaker’s Bureau for Novo Nordisk Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, Inc. Services Provided for Promotional Purposes (Not for CME/CE Services) for AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eisai Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Lilly; Merck & Co., Inc.; Novo Nordisk Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, Inc. 

Robert R. Henry, MD, FRCP (C), FRCE, FACE, FACN

Boehringer Ingelheim; Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Intarcia Therapeutics; Ionis Pharmaceuticals; Johnson & Johnson; Lexicon; Merck & Co., Inc.; and Sanofi-Aventis. Contracted Research for AstraReal; Eli Lilly and Company; Hitachi; Novo Nordisk Inc.; and ViaCyte, Inc.

Frank Lavernia, MD

Advisory Board for Sanofi US. Speaker's Bureau for Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

Disclosures

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

CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

pmiCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation Statement

pmiCME designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AANP

Accreditation Statement

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


Designation Statement

This program has been approved for 1.50 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 0.65 hour of pharmacology.

Commercial Supporter

Merck & Co., Inc.

Education Partner

pmiCME


Fine Print

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Clinical judgment must guide each clinician in weighing the possible risks, benefits, or contraindications of any diagnostics, interventions or treatments discussed. Clinicians should review manufacturers’ product information and consider these with the recommendations of other authorities when applying the assessment and/or clinical management strategies discussed in this activity to the care of their patients.

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pmiCME Accredited Provider
Pri-Med programs are owned and operated by DBC Pri-Med, LLC, a division of Diversified Communications, Inc. pmiCME, the accredited division of Pri-Med, is accredited with commendation by the ACCME and approved as a provider of continuing education by the AANP. pmiCME is the accredited provider for this activity.

Disclosures and Conflict of Interest
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Discussion of Off-Label Uses and Investigational Products
During the course of their presentations, the faculty may mention uses of products that have not been approved in the United States for the indication(s) being discussed. All presenters are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. In addition, specific slides will include notation of the off-label use or investigational agent being discussed. Views presented related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed by pmiCME or DBC Pri-Med, LLC.

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