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Advancing Outpatient Diabetes Care

Course Brochure

Saturday, April 26, 2014

7:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170

Target Audience
This half-day course is intended for primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, diabetes educators, registered dietitians, diabetic nurses, residents in internal medicine, endocrinology fellows, and
other health care providers who care for patients with diabetes and prediabetes.

Registration Fees
You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, April 18, 2014. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, lunch and course materials for participants. On-site registration will also be available.

Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail brochure
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, April 18, 2014. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be able to implement:

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.


7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome and Announcements
Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD
8:05 How to Initiate Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes:
New and Not So New Ideas

Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD
8:40 How to Prepare Your Diabetes Patients for Procedures
Roma Gianchandani, MD

Statins and Diabetes: What Works and in Whom? Facts and
Controversies with the New American Guidelines for Prevention
of Cardiovascular Disease

Newer Guidelines in the Use of Statins in Diabetes Should Be
Implemented in Daily Care

Meng Tan, MD

Newer Guidelines in the Use of Statins in Diabetes Should Not Be Implemented in Daily Care
Gary Edelson, MD

10:05 Break
10:25 So Your Patient Has Diabetic Kidney Disease – Now What?:
Current and Future Toolbox

Frank Brosius, MD
11:00 Lunch Lecture
Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Diabetes
Jennifer Wyckoff, MD
12:20 pm

Debate: What Are Appropriate Blood Pressure Targets in Diabetes?

Lower Targets are Better
Robert Lash, MD

Higher Targets are Better
Roger Grekin, MD

1:30 Course Adjourns