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0.33 CME CREDIT

Join cardiologist Ty Gluckman, MD in part two of this two-part podcast series as he reviews the unmet needs of patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and discusses the evidence on emerging pharmacologic treatments for HFrEF. He will describe the current data in HFrEF for the following drug classes: SGLT2 inhibitors, soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators, and selective cardiac myosin activators.


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Sleep benefits memory in a myriad of ways. Most simply, it stabilizes recent memories and enhances recently practiced skills. In this session, Dr. Robert Stickgold will describe how the brain changes across sleep cycles, why certain memories are retained after sleep, and how dreaming works. Faculty will take a look at the interplay of dreams on memory processing and formation. Join us for this unique session that can assist you in understanding both your own sleep and the importance of sleep for your patients. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/03/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Although women make up a majority of the population and typically the majority of primary care providers patient panel, it is well established that many gender specific needs of women, such as menopause and sexual health, are neglected, in part due to lack of women’s health education in these areas. In today’s panel, 3 women’s health experts will discuss 3 women’s health cases that highlight current data and best practice for management of early menopause, GSM, and women known to carry a genetic mutation that elevates their risk of breast and ovarian cancer.


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In this session, we will discuss some challenging diagnostic cases faced by primary care practitioners in their practice. Cases will feature interpretation of laboratory and imaging studies, in addition to encounters with rare diseases and conditions. Attendees will learn which aspects of the history and physical exam are most useful to establish certain diagnoses. A goal will be to increase awareness of certain uncommon but “can’t miss” diagnoses, as well as to learn clinical decision aids to improve diagnostic accuracy for certain common diagnoses. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/04/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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This talk provides a brief summary of the alternative systems of healing and contrasts them with conventional modern medicine. Current use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in rheumatic diseases is described followed by dietary intervention and the role of the microbiome in rheumatic diseases and the rationale for using probiotics. Current evidence-based findings for CAM in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia are reviewed and the role of platelet-rich plasma injections in treating arthritis.


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COVID-19 Panel Discussion

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP


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Dr. Lamas will examine the thin border between life and death through real stories of patients whose lives were saved by modern medical technology. Her talk will also touch on the long-term consequence of survival faced by many coronavirus patients.


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Obesity and Diabetes Update

0.75 CME/MOC
0.75 AANP | 0.28 Pharmacology

Dr. Martin Abrahamson will review the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, discuss non-insulin treatments, and explore the most recent guidelines and recommendations for advancing treatment in people with type 2 diabetes to achieve glycemic goals. Dr. Frank Domino will then review a basic framework for counseling patients on weight loss, including a discussion of best evidence on diet, exercise, and appropriate use of medication. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/03/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Pancreatic Cancer & Primary Care: Considerations for Earlier Diagnosis

Industry Webcast Sponsored by Immunovia; Not for CME/CE Credit

During this presentation, Dr. Randall Brand, an interventional gastroenterologist, will review which patients are at highest risk for developing pancreatic cancer and how primary care providers can assist those patients. Dr. Brand will also review what clinical symptoms should raise suspicion for pancreatic cancer, with the goal of helping to identify pancreatic cancer at earlier stages.


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Physical fitness and athletic pursuits are important for the health and quality of life of our patients; yet many patients experience orthopedic injuries in these athletic pursuits. This case-based session will discuss the identification, management, and prevention of common orthopedic injuries including ACL tear, meniscal tear, lateral ankle sprain, Achilles tendon rupture, and anterior shoulder instability.


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What do primary care providers need to know to know about hypertension, polypharmacy in the elderly, and asthma? Join cardiologist Karol Watson, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, and pulmonologist Sunjay Devarajan as they review important questions, they get asked about these three topics! Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/4/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Clinicians often find themselves navigating a gauntlet of choices when recommending over the counter (OTC) medications for an acute viral respiratory illness. Decisions about NSAIDs, acetaminophen and aspirin to manage pain, inflammation and fever may now be more complicated given the COVID-19 pandemic. This session will dispel common misunderstandings about pain and fever reducing medications, with a focused discussion on some of the recent misconceptions surrounding NSAID use in relation to COVID-19. Faculty will present appropriate applications of NSAIDs and acetaminophen, based on current literature and evidence-based data.