Diabetes and Its Complications | LIVESTREAM

October 24 - 26, 2024 - MA US

Harvard Medical School


Those of you who provide care for people with (or at risk of) diabetes know that these patients often have a myriad of comorbidities and complications, and that optimizing their care is frequently complex and challenging. It is with these challenges in mind that Harvard Medical School faculty have developed this CME program, Diabetes and Its Complications. This program provides comprehensive updates, practice recommendations, and the newest evidence-based strategies for the treatment and care of the person with or at risk for diabetes. You will receive a comprehensive education including practical information to optimize patient care now. We will address the following: Diabetes screening Pharmacological management of diabetes, including insulin and non-insulin treatments The latest advances in insulin delivery and glucose monitoring Treating complications and comorbidities, including dyslipidemia, hypertension, obesity, peripheral vascular disease, cardiovascular disease, the diabetic foot, kidney disease, liver disease Lifestyle interventions Care of older patients with diabetes Incorporating recent advances into your practice Challenging cases EDUCATION TO OPTIMIZE PATIENT CARE AND OUTCOMES Education is focused on optimizing patient care and outcomes and improving skills in the following areas: Insulin initiation and intensification: which insulins to choose and why Understanding the new insulins, glucose monitors, and pumps Treating people with type 2 diabetes who are not achieving therapeutic goals Office-based assessment and treatment of comorbidities and complications Individualizing multifaceted approaches to lifestyle modification and weight management Personalizing nutrition plans and exercise prescriptions Cardiovascular risk reduction and care Optimal management of neuropathies and foot disease Managing diabetes in high-risk populations, including pregnant patients and the elderly Understanding the evolving concepts and treatments that will soon impact your day-to-day practice Communicating with, motivating, and sharing resources with patients Recognizing social, racial, sexual, and cultural biases in diabetes care and reviewing strategies for achieving equity and addressing disparities Diabetes and Its Complications In addition to state-of-the-art approaches to diabetes management, this course provides comprehensive updates for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes comorbidities and complications: Obesity Cardiovascular disease Hypoglycemia Hyperglycemia Hypertension Dyslipidemia Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis Kidney disease Live disease Peripheral vascular disease Neuropathies Pregnancy PRACTICE CHANGING EDUCATION TAUGHT BY HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL FACULTY Our outstanding faculty, world renowned for their clinical, research and teaching achievements are assembled from two of Harvard Medical School's distinguished affiliated institutions: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center. Our faculty are committed to delivering the highest-quality educational experience: Teaching practical, effective clinical reasoning and approaches that enable you to practice state-of-the-art care. Allowing ample time to interact with faculty and to pose and get answers to your specific questions. Providing the latest information in an engaging manner and clinically usable context so that you have knowledge you can "take home". Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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