Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist with Basal Insulin

Combining a Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist with Basal Insulin:
The Why and How

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Program Overview
The introduction of new medications makes this a very exciting time to be managing patients with diabetes. Learn more about some of your newer options with Dr. Stephen Brunton as he discusses “Combining a Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist with Basal Insulin: The Why and How,” a 1.0 hr CME accredited webinar.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
1. Describe the benefits of reducing postprandial glucose
2. Identify the benefits and limitations of classes of medications for lowering postprandial glucose
3. Identify the benefits and limitations of available short- and long-acting glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists
4. Select a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist based on patient clinical and personal needs

Faculty & Disclosures
Stephen Brunton, MD
Executive Director, Primary Care Metabolic Group

Dr. Brunton discloses that he is on the Speakers Bureau for AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Novo Nordisk and Teva. He also serves on the advisory board for Abbott, Astrazeneca, Becton Dickinson, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cempra, Eli Lilly, Exact Sciences, Janssen, MEDA Pharmaceuticals, Mylan, Novo Nordisk and Teva.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
This CME webinar is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US.

CME Information – AAFP Accreditation
This Enduring Material activity, Combining a Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist with Basal Insulin: The Why and How, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 04/17/2016. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Instructions
To receive credit for this activity, the participant must first complete the activity pre-test questions. After listening to the entire webinar, the participant must complete the session post-test, evaluation, and all required personal information. To receive CME certificate, the participant will need to pass the post-test with 70% accuracy or better. If the participant receives less than 70%, the participant should review the activity/questions and take the test again. A printable certificate will be provided as an Adobe “PDF” file. Most users typically have Adobe Reader installed. If you do not have it installed, you can download it at https://get.adobe.com/reader/.

Contact Information
Primary Care Education Consortium
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: 704-752-0257
Fax: 704-752-9441
Email: phitchman@pceconsortium.org

This CME webinar is sponsored by: Primary Care Education Consortium and Primary Care Metabolic Group

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Published on Primary Issues, 5/3/2016

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