Identifying Individuals With Diabetes and Diabetic Complications
This activity will review and define the key differences between primary (type 1 and type 2 diabetes) and secondary diabetes. It will also identify both the commonly known and the lesser-known complications of diabetes, as well as explore whether diabetes can ever be considered cured.
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This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, coders and other health care professionals interested in improving diabetes care.
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain the difference between primary (e.g. type 1 and type 2 diabetes) and secondary diabetes (e.g., diabetes resulting from pancreatectomy).
- Identify lesser-known complications of diabetes, such as peripheral artery disease (PAD), hyperlipidemia, and skin and musculoskeletal conditions.
- State whether diabetes can ever be considered cured (e.g., individuals who undergo bariatric surgery and experience well-controlled glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C)).
Anne L. Peters, MD
USC Clinical Diabetes Program
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, CA
About the presenter
Anne L. Peters, MD, is a professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and the Director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Programs. She runs diabetes centers in Beverly Hills and in underserved East Los Angeles. In addition to her clinical work, she has been a PI on multiple grants and has written over 200 abstracts and publications and 4 books. Her major interests involve translating research findings, from lifestyle interventions to technology, to people with diabetes throughout the socioeconomic spectrum. She has been part of the writing groups for the ADA guidelines for the treatment of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, is a member of the EASD/ADA Device Safety committee and the Chair of the Endocrine Society Technology Guideline Writing Group. She was presented with the ADA "Outstanding Physician Clinician" award, the Bernardo Alberto Houssay Award from the National Minority Quality Forum and has been listed on the "Best Doctors in America" continuously since 2001.
Sarah Chart, RN
Eden Prairie, MN
Rebecca Gleason, RN, CCM
Eden Prairie, MN
Tania M. Miedico, MD
Clinical Performance, OptumCare
Eden Prairie, MN
V. Silverstein, MD
Eagle Creek Medical Communications
Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial SupportSM, OptumHealth Education requires all those involved in the development of activity content to disclose their relevant financial relationships. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if such person (or his/her spouse/partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest. OptumHealth Education ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.
Ms. Chart and Ms. Gleason have indicated that they are employees of and own stock in UnitedHealth Group.
Dr. Peters has indicated the following:
Advisory board: Abbott Diabetes Care, Becton Dickinson, Bigfoot, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Company, Lexicon, Livongo, Medscape, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Omada Health, Sanofi and Science 37
Grant/research support: Dexcom and Mannkind
Speakers’ bureau: Novo Nordisk
The remaining activity faculty or planners have no financial relationships to disclose.
Method for calculating CE credit
CE credit was calculated by the complexity of content.
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Credit designation statements
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.
OptumHealth Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
This program meets AAPC guidelines for 1.0 CEU. Can be used for Core A, CANPC and CHONC with successful completion of post-test for continuing education units.
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- 1.00 AAPC
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance
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