An educational activity certified for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians.
The goal of this program is to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to Healthcare providers regarding the use of insulin analogs and premixed insulin analogs in patients with type 2 diabetes.
This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians who care for patients with type 2 diabetes.
* Review the prevalence and progressive nature of diabetes and the associated economic implications.
* Discuss the importance of glycemic control in type 2 diabetes and current strategies for achieving it.
* Explain how and when to initiate insulin for type 2 diabetes, including advantages and potential barriers.
* Compare different insulin formulations and regimens for type 2 diabetes, and discuss their appropriateness for different patient types.
* Review recent advances in insulin technology and the use of diabetes-care teams.
Editorial Review Board
John B. Buse, MD, PhD, FACE
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
Director, Diabetes Care Center
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Barbara Kocurek, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Diabetes Education Coordinator
Baylor Health Care System
Carolyn Robertson, APRN, MSN, BC-ADM, CDE
New York Diabetes Program
New York, New York
Gretchen A. Youssef, MS, RD, CDE
MedStar Diabetes Institute
In order to receive your CME Certificate or Statement of Credit, you must read the monograph and complete and return the post test and evaluation. Your statement will be mailed within 6 to 8 weeks upon receipt of your materials. There is no cost to participate.
Release date: October 16, 2006
Expiration date: October 16, 2008
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Academy of CME, Inc. and Scherer Clinical Communications. The American Academy of CME, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
The American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)(TM). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Academy of CME, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.50 contact hours (0.150 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program Number 297-999-06-015-H01.
The American Academy of CME, Inc. (Academy) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
The Academy designates this educational activity for 1.50 contact hours.
ANCC Accredited Providers have been approved by The National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) as providers of continuing education. Individuals seeking recertification from the NCBDE can use continuing education contact hours received through participation in this activity.
The American Academy of CME, Inc. is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) from June 1, 2006 to May 31, 2009. Registered dietitians (RD) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTR) will receive 1.50 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) for completion of this program. …