Dyslipidemia and Diabetes

Dyslipidemia and Diabetes: Evolving Guidelines, Treatments, Goals

CME Information

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Program Overview

This activity is part of the Joslin Diabetes Center Virtual Grand Rounds Series. This session will focus on understanding and interpreting the new lipid guidelines and utilizing new lipid treatments in this context to establish appropriate treatments for a variety of dyslipidemic syndromes.

Accreditation/Designation 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 Primary Care Network and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Primary Care Network is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Live Online Activity – Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST.

Primary Care Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Online On-Demand Enduring Material

Primary Care Network designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Enduring Material Date of Release/Expiration

The enduring material will be available from March 29, 2017 – September 29, 2017.


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Implement key elements and major changes in the updated treatment guidelines for dyslipidemia with a focus on how they would apply to treatment design for dyslipidemia and diabetes
  • Identify when newer non-statin drug therapies may be indicated for patients with high lipid-related CVD risk despite maximum tolerated statin therapy
  • Delineate the pharmacology, approved indications, and potential barriers to overcome ineffective use of PCSK9 inhibitors in patients at high risk for CVD events

Jointly provided by Primary Care Network, PlatformQ Health Education, LLC and its collaborating partner Joslin Diabetes Center.

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Participant will need to initially complete a short registration form with Diabetes Series Live to participate in this activity. Future participation in Diabetes Series Live activities will allow you to skip the registration process and only require you to log-in.

Published March 17, 2017

 


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