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Saturday, August 23, 2014 | Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA


CME Information

Accreditation Statement

Joslin Diabetes Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Joslin Diabetes Center designates this live activity for a maximum of  6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials. Health professionals not eligible for continuing medical education credit will receive a certificate of participation that they may submit to their state licensing board for credit.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the clinical implications of the epidemic of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity.
  • Identify recommended screening procedures for overweight and obese children and adolescents to diagnose insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, or type 2 diabetes.
  • Recognize the variable presenting signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes in young children through the adolescent age group, and how these signs and symptoms may differ across the age span.
  • Define and design, or develop outsourced resources to provide, components of diabetes treatment, implementation, management, and medical and psychological support for children and adolescents with diabetes and their families.
  • Describe key endocrine conditions frequently seen in children with or without diabetes, how they present, and how to provide care for them either within or outside of a practice.

This activity has been designed to address and encourage the following IOM/ACGME Competencies:

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge
  • Practice-based learning and improvement

Target Audience

Primary audience:
Physicians providing primary pediatric care

Secondary audience:
Office medical and support staff of primary care pediatric physicians

 

This activity is supported by educational grants from Medtronic Diabetes and Novo Nordisk Inc.

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