Robert Busch, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
AMC Community Division
The Endocrine Group
Albany, New York
This activity will cover the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with type 2 diabetes.
This educational activity is intended for endocrinologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals who diagnose, treat, and manage patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Utilize knowledge of the underlying pathophysiologic defects in type 2 diabetes to select treatment regimens that improve patient outcomes by targeting multiple core defects
- Review the mechanism of action of GLP-1 receptor agonists and evaluate the impact of these agents on HbA1C, postprandial glucose, and fasting plasma glucose levels
- Apply current treatment guidelines and evidence supporting early therapy initiation and treatment intensification into management plans for patients with type 2 diabetes
- Develop patient-centered approaches that optimize the use of GLP-1 receptor agonists and minimize cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes
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CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with type 2 diabetes. CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s).
CNE Accreditation Statement:
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Robert Busch, MD reports that he has served on speakers bureaus for Amgen, Astra-Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Novo Nordisk, Lilly, and Sanofi. In addition, he has received research grants from Astra-Zeneca, Gilead, Kowa Pharma, Novo Nordisk, Lilly, and Sanofi.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
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CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
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