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Program Detail

Release Date: December-07-17
Credit Expiration Date: December-07-18


Louis H. Philipson MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS, FACP
Assistant Professor, Section of General Internal Medicine
Associate Director, Center for Translational and Policy Research of Chronic Diseases
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Credit Hours



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Program Description

This activity uses interactive case scenarios to examine challenges in the management of T2DM.

Program Developer/Facilitator


Target Audience

Endocrinologists, primary care physicians, and other members of the care team involved in the management of patients with T2DM, including endocrinology and primary care nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and nurses

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Summarize the current evidence-based practice guidelines for the management of T2DM.
  2. Describe the benefits and risks of currently approved insulin therapies for the management of T2DM.
  3. Incorporate insulin into the management of patients with T2DM who do not achieve glycemic control.
  4. Intensify insulin therapy for patients with T2DM who do not achieve glycemic goals with initial insulin therapy.
  5. Develop strategies to overcome patient-related adherence barriers to the use of insulin in patients with T2DM.


As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Dr. Philipson discloses that he has received grant/research support from Johnson & Johnson, Novo Nordisk, and Xoma. He has served as a consultant for Calico and Neurotronic, and has served on a speakers bureau for Merck.

Dr. Laiteerapong has no conflicts of interest to disclose.

Mahira Zec Bonomo, University of Chicago, Director for CME, has nothing to disclose.
Joshua Kilbridge, medical writer, has nothing to disclose.
Kathleen Hines, MCM Education VP, Editorial Services, has nothing to disclose.
Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH, MCM Education VP, Medical Affairs, has nothing to disclose.

Faculty members are required to inform the audience when they are discussing off-label or unapproved uses of devices or drugs. Devices or drugs that are still undergoing clinical trials are identified as such and should not be portrayed as standard, accepted therapy. Please consult full prescribing information before using any product mentioned in this activity. If using products in an investigational, off-label manner, it is the responsibility of the prescribing physician to monitor the medical literature to determine recommended dosages and uses of the drugs. Neither the publisher nor the providers promote the use of any agent outside of approved labeling.

Credit Statements

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and MCM Education in collaboration with RealCME. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other health care professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Commercial Support Statements

Supported by independent educational grants from Novo Nordisk, Inc, Sanofi US, and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

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