Saturday, April 26, 2014
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
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.
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
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
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.
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be able to implement:
- current guideline recommendations for diabetes
diagnosis and management, the rationale and research that supported their development and the application to clinical practice.
- the pathophysiology of microvascular and macrovascular complications of diabetes.
- practical skills to timely diagnose diabetes complications in a cost-effective approach.
- effective prevention and treatment options for managing chronic kidney disease, eye disease,peripheral nerves dysfunction, heart disease, and foot complications in patients with diabetes.
- the latest advances in the complex and expanding armamentarium of agents available to treat diabetes in a case-based and research update approach.
- practical steps for the timely referrals of diabetic
patients to endocrinologists and other specialists and for the recruitment of patients for clinical trials.
- proper decision making skills and identify strategies to provide high quality diabetes care in the light of the changes associated with the new Affordable Care Act and founding of the Accountable Care Organizations.
- the use of current advanced technology, from new blood glucose self-monitoring devices, continuous glucose sensors, insulin pumps, and their interface to smart phone apps, cars’ GPS and web-based interfaces to support cost-effective, remote strategies to deliver diabetes care and involve patients in making more guided self-care
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
Newer Guidelines in the Use of Statins in Diabetes Should Be
Newer Guidelines in the Use of Statins in Diabetes Should Not Be Implemented in Daily Care
|10:25||So Your Patient Has Diabetic Kidney Disease – Now What?:
Current and Future Toolbox
Frank Brosius, MD
Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Diabetes
Jennifer Wyckoff, MD
Debate: What Are Appropriate Blood Pressure Targets in Diabetes?
Lower Targets are Better
Higher Targets are Better