The “ABCS” of Managing Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Patient-Centered QIE Initiative

Statement of Purpose:

Presents an in-depth view of the current state of diabetes, including epidemiology and the expected increases in the prevalence of the diseases as the population ages; the importance of screening; differential diagnosis of diabetes; new and emerging treatments; patient engagement and practical strategies to implement patient-centered care in the treatment of diabetes.

Learning Objectives

1. Follow evidence-based guidelines from the American Diabetes Association for the care of patients with diabetes.

2. Recognize the importance of treating to patient-centered goals and act to intensify therapies when warranted.

3. Identify patient, physician, and systemic barriers to medication use and act to alleviate these barriers.

4. Explain the importance of physical activity, weight management, and healthy lifestyle choices in the management of diabetes.

5. Design interventions for diabetes that reduce cardiovascular risk factors by addressing blood glucose, blood pressure, lipids, and tobacco use.

6. Implement diabetes self-management plans, patient education, and patient engagement tools to involve patients in their care.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1
Course opens: 
05/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/01/2020
Rating: 
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Faculty
Charles A. Goldthwaite, Jr., PhD
Medical Writer

Disclosure
Dr. Goldthwaite has no financial conflicts of interest relevant to this activity

ACCME Accreditation Statement

This enduring material activity, CME Report: The “ABCS” of Managing Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Patient-Centered QIE Initiative, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 2.0 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 5/01/2019. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/01/2019
Course expires: 
05/01/2020
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Device with internet access