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Lipid Management

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Lipid Management

This activity will describe the 2013 ACC (American College of Cardiology)/AHA Guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults for statin use. Focus will be on interpreting the control of hyperlipidemia in the context of cardiovascular risk factors.This activity will describe the 2013 ACC (American College of Cardiology)/AHA Guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults for statin use. Focus will be on interpreting the control of hyperlipidemia in the context of cardiovascular risk factors.

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Reducing Hypoglycemia

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Expired CME | 2 comments

Reducing Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is common in type 1 diabetes and also common in type 2 diabetes. Hypoglycemia unawareness can occur after repeated episodes of hypoglycemia and is of great concern due to the risk of severe hypoglycemia.

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Weight Management

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Expired CME | 2 comments

Weight Management

This activity will examine practical evidence-based techniques for selecting and implementing weight loss options to improve health outcomes in overweight patients. Focus will be on engaging patients to promote adherence in weight loss programs that meet their individual needs, including those that use weight loss medications.

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Understanding of Obesity

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Understanding of Obesity

This CME article will present the clinical realities of obesity encouraging an open provider/patient relationship that enhances care, allowing for discussions on goals, adherence, barriers, and expectations.

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Thyroid Disease

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Expired CME | 1 comment

Thyroid Disease

This activity will provide the participant with the latest up-to-date information for thyroid disease and review of treatment for both subclinical and overt disease. Discussion will include management of therapeutic options as well as counseling, screening, and monitoring the pregnant thyroid patient.

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Geriatric Anemia in PC

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Geriatric Anemia in PC

By age 85, most individuals have some degree of frailty and health conditions requiring chronic therapy, and among these health conditions, anemia is exceptionally common. This activity is designed to guide clinicians through the differential diagnosis of geriatric anemia, to narrow differential diagnosis and guide subsequent evaluation.

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Acute Coronary Syndromes

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Expired CME | 2 comments

Acute Coronary Syndromes

This activity will provide the attendee with the latest up-to-date information and state-of-the-art management strategies using oral antiplatelet drugs for Acute Coronary Syndrome patients based on the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines.

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Non-insulin Therapy

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Non-insulin Therapy

This educational activity will discuss appropriate screening and assessment for glycemia and associated comorbidities and review safety, efficacy, mechanisms of action, and place for non-insulin therapies within the treatment algorithm.

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Insulin Therapy

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Insulin Therapy

This activity was developed from the live Best Practices in Primary Care™ program held in Chicago, Illinois on June 21, 2014. The expert faculty will discuss the strategies pertaining to appropriate initiation and intensification of insulin therapy.

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Hypogonadism in Men

Posted by on Aug 5, 2014 in Expired CME | 1 comment

Hypogonadism in Men

Hypogonadism is an underdiagnosed syndrome with links to age, obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), and metabolic syndromes. This activity will help clinicians with appropriate screening, diagnosis, and available testosterone supplemental therapies.

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Osteoporosis

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Osteoporosis

One of every two Caucasian women in the United States will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime; one out of every 5 men in the United States will have an osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. This activity will educate the participant on the updated guidelines to assess patients in proper diagnosis and management of osteoporosis.

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Role of Kidney

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Expired CME | 2 comments

Role of Kidney

With new advances in the understanding and treatment of T2DM, there is an increased need for healthcare professionals to understand the existing clinical data on this topic, and this CME program will address the rational use of SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with T2DM.

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Perspective on COPD

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Perspective on COPD

COPD is a common, preventable, and treatable disease characterized by progressive persistent airflow limitation. COPD is clearly a cause of morbidity and mortality and results in an ever-increasing economic and social burden.

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Too Old for Intimacy?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Too Old for Intimacy?

People, in general, continue to feel awkward and uncomfortable about the elderly having sex and intimacy, particularly in thinking about their parents and grandparents. Yet, as time moves on, people in the second half to last quarter of their life are now being seen in a more holistic light, as attitudes towards senior sexuality tend to be slowly progressing.

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Difficult-to-treat asthma

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Difficult-to-treat asthma

Patients with asthma should gain knowledge, skills, and confidence to assume the major role in the day-to-day management of their disease. This activity will highlight specific patient education and health literacy tools, including the personalized asthma action plan, written in language that the patient can read and understand.

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Inhaler Devices

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Expired CME | 1 comment

Inhaler Devices

The clinical practice of medicine involves a continual balance of evidence-based information applied to clinically complex scenarios amongst the human factors of fears, preferences, results, and economics. This continuing education module focuses on the clinicians’ skills, resources, tools and approaches for more optimal choice, use, and thus better outcomes, involving inhaled medications.

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COPD in Primary Care

Posted by on Nov 5, 2013 in Expired CME | 2 comments

COPD in Primary Care

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death and 12th leading cause of morbidity in the United States. This activity will address the use of spirometry for diagnosis and treatment of COPD, explore the benefits of exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation, and identify treatment options for optimal patient outcomes.

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Asthma for Primary Care

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Expired CME | 4 comments

Asthma for Primary Care

Asthma is a chronic disease associated with inflammation in the airways. The inflammation is strongly linked with airway hyperresponsiveness and the typical asthma symptoms. Understanding the full spectrum of the pathology and the pathogenesis of asthma should be used for defining the treatment options.

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Education Station™

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Expired CME | 0 comments

Education Station™

This Education Station™ activity will deal with diabetes, hypogonadism, and major depressive disorder. Primary care clinicians frequently encounter these chronic conditions and are expected to manage them routinely in daily practice. Tools, techniques, and strategies to overcome the barriers to effective management of these chronic conditions will be discussed in this Education Station™ activity.

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Joints Aflame

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Expired CME | 1 comment

Joints Aflame

This program will focus on how to incorporate a gout patient shared-decision tool in the primary care practice and provide examples of specific case scenarios. After completion of the activity the healthcare provider will be able to implement a shared decision-making process for gout treatment with patients in the office setting.

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