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Prevention And Management Of Diabetes Complications

August 3 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm

USD $995

INNOVATIVE PRACTICES FOR DIABETES-RELATED COMPLICATIONS

This CME course will cover methods on the prevention and management of specific complications related to diabetes including:

Microvascular Complications:
Retinopathy
Nephropathy
Neuropathy

Macrovascular Complications of Cardiovascular Disease:
Coronary Artery Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease

Acute Diabetes-Related Complications:
Hypoglycemia
Hyperglycemia

Updated Diabetes Detection Methods:
Hemoglobin A1C Targets
Blood Pressure Targets
Lipid Targets
Eye Examination and Screening for Cardiovascular Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease
Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Innovative Treatment Plans for Patients with Complications:
Nutrition Recommendations
Exercise Recommendations
Anti-Diabetes Medication Recommendations

Presenters will also discuss the psychosocial aspects of chronic diabetes-related complications and provide specific recommendations for optimal care. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest “best practices” and enhance your clinical skills.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Define strategies for identification, prevention and management of chronic diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications
Discuss the importance of patient education and the impact on routine screening for diabetes-related complications
Design practical strategies to identify, prevent and manage chronic diabetes-related complications in their own clinical setting, considering patient, provider and health care system factors
Identify possible barriers specific to each factor in their clinical setting
Describe practical strategies to detect, prevent and manage common acute diabetes-related complications
Consider patient, provider and health care system factors
Develop effective and practical education programs for both clinicians and patients aimed at reducing the frequency of severe hyperglycemia and preventing or treating hypoglycemia

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Venue

Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
138 St James Ave
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Organizer

Harvard Medical School
Phone:
617-384-8600
Email:
ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu
Website:
http://cmeregistration.hms.harvard.edu

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Destinations
United States
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