Gerald Visit 1: A 53-year-old man with type 2 diabetes

Title:

Gerald Visit 1: A 53-year-old man with type 2 diabetes

Topic: Ophthalmology
Relevant Terms: Diabetes, Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Dyslipidemia, Eye Care, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Obesity
Primary Audience: Physicians and Pharmacists in both primary care and specialty practice; Dieticians; Nurse Practitioners; Nurses; Physician Assistants.
Launch Date: 16-Nov-11
Credits: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Expiration Date: The accreditation for this activity has expired.
Curriculum Name: Improving the Recognition and Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema: The Importance of Patient...

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Discuss the indications for therapeutic interventions for diabetic retinal disease
  2. Discuss newer treatment modalities for diabetic macular edema
  3. Describe a communication approach whereby eye-care professionals can engage their patients to insure that they receive timely ophthalmologic interventions for diabetic eye disease
  4. Outline a process that can be initiated in an ophthalmologic or optometric practice whereby patients with diabetic macular edema can be insured of receiving the latest treatments for this condition in a timely manner

    Faculty

    Jerry Cavallerano, OD
    Staff Optometrist and Chief of Telemedicine
    Beetham Eye Institute
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
    Paolo S. Silva, MD
    Instructor in Ophthalmology
    Harvard Medical School
    Assistant Chief, Center for Ocular Telehealth
    Beetham Eye Institute
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
    Jennifer K. Sun, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor
    Harvard Medical School
    Assistant Investigator
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
    Planning Committee
     
    Richard S. Beaser, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical Executive Director
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Julie Brown
    Director
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    James E. Neighbours, MEd
    Associate Director
    Education Design
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Eyiuche Okeke, MD
    Instructor in Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Outcomes Investigator
    Department of Professional Education
    Staff Endocrinologist
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Jonathan Scoble
    Grants Manager
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Kenneth J. Snow, MD, MBA
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Director, Medical Programs, Strategic Initiatives
    Senior Physician, Adult Diabetes Section
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
     
    CME Advisory Committee
     
    Richard S. Beaser, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical Executive Director, Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Julie A. Brown
    Director
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Enrique Caballero, MD
    Director, Medical Affairs
    Professional Education
    Director, Latino Diabetes Initiative
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Jerry Cavallerano, OD, PhD
    Optometrist
    Beetham Eye Institute
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    A. Patrick Egan, MD
    Family Practice
    Internal Medicine Specialist
    Dorchester House Multi-Service Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Ann E. Goebel-Fabbri, PhD
    Instructor in Psychiatry
    Harvard Medical School
    Psychologist
    Behavioral and Mental Health Unit
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, FACE
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Karen Kuc
    Assistant Director
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
         
    James Neighbours, MEd
    Associate Director
    Education Design
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Jonathan Scoble
    Grants Manager
    Professional Education
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Kenneth J. Snow, MD, MBA
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Senior Physician, Adult Diabetes Section
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Robert C. Stanton, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical SchoolF
    Chief of Nephrology
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
    Howard Wolpert, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Director, Insulin Pump Program
    Senior Physician
    Joslin Diabetes Center
    Boston, MA
     
     
    DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT
    As part of its accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, must disclose to the audience of a Joslin continuing medical education activity the existence of any relevant financial relationships between Joslin and/or its planning committee members, speakers, and their spouses/partners and commercial entities. Joslin and its planning committee members and speakers must disclose any relationships they and their spouses/partners have or have had in the prior 12 months with proprietary entities producing healthcare goods or services with the exception of nonprofit or government organizations and non–healthcare-related companies, which are exempt.
     
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    If a faculty or planning committee member has no information to disclose, this information will also be provided. If a faculty or planning committee member refuses to disclose, he/she will not be able to participate in the planning, management, presentation, or evaluation of any Joslin Diabetes Center CME activity. In addition, faculty have been asked to disclose when a product or device is not labeled for the use under discussion. The opinions and comments expressed in this program are those of the speakers and should not be considered the opinions or comments of the Joslin Diabetes Center.
     
     
    Faculty
    Dr. Jerry Cavallerano has no relevant financial relationships.
     
    Dr. Jennifer Sun is a consultant for Abbott Laboratories and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and is a consultant for and receives grant/research support from Genentech, Inc.
     
    Dr. Paolo Silva has no relevant financial relationships.
     
     
    Planning Committee
    Dr. Richard S. Beaser, Medical Executive Director, Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a consultant for CeQur LTD.**
     
    Julie A. Brown, Director, Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.**
     
    Dr. Okeke, outcomes investigator, Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.  
     
    Dr. Kenneth J. Snow, Senior Physician, Adult Diabetes Section, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.**
     
    **Also on the CME Advisory Commitee
     
     
    CME Advisory Committee
    Dr. Enrique Caballero, Director, Medical Affairs, Professional Education, Director, Latino Diabetes Initiative, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a consultant and on the speakers bureau and scientific advisory board for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., and Eli Lilly and Company.
     
    Dr. Jerry Cavallerano, Optometrist, Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
     
    Dr. A. Patrick Egan, Family Practice, Internal Medicine Specialist, Dorchester House Multi-Service Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
     
    Anne E. Goebel-Fabbri, Psychologist, Behavioral and Mental Health Unit, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
     
    Dr. Osama Hamdy, Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program, Joslin Diabetes Center, is on the speakers bureau for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Merck & Co., Inc., Novo Nordisk Inc., sanofi-aventis U.S., and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
     
    Karen J. Kuc, Assistant Director, Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
     
    James Neighbours, Associate Director, Education Design, Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.*
     
    Jonathan Scoble, Grants Manager, Professional Education, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.*
     
    Dr. Robert C. Stanton, Chief of Nephrology, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
     
    Dr. Howard A. Wolpert, Director of the Insulin Pump Program and Senior Physician, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a consultant for Abbott Diabetes Care, Insulet Corporation, Novo Nordisk, Inc., and Becton, Dickinson and Company.
     
    *Also on the planning committee.
     
     
    ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
    The Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    CREDIT DESIGNATION
    Joslin Diabetes Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     
    To Obtain CME Credits
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    • Physicians who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME credit.
    • You must score 65% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity.
    • All other participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation.
       
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    Release Date: November 16, 2011
    Expiration Date: November 15, 2012
     
     
    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
    This activity is sponsored by Joslin Diabetes Center.

    This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

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