Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Abington Memorial Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Director of Cardiac Catheterization Labs
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas
The Colorado Health Foundation
Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine
The University of Colorado Health System
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
The University of Chicago
Managing the Full Spectrum of Cardiovascular Risk Factors:
A Closer Look at GLP-1 Agonists
.25 hours per video activity/1 hour for entire four-video series
December 18, 2012
The intended audience for the activities is family physicians and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Primary care physicians are at the front line in the management of type 2 diabetes, and must therefore be aware of emerging therapies for this disease. During this four video-series, leading clinicians will review the efficacy and safety of available glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonists, namely exenatide, liraglutide, and exenatide extended-release. Special attention will be given to the potential cardiometabolic benefits of these agents. These experts will also review the indications for the use of these agents in combination with insulin. Factors that may improve treatment adherence, such as the use of a pen and the lower frequency of injections with the extended-release formulation, will be evaluated.
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This enduring material activity, Managing the Full Spectrum of Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Closer Look at GLP-1 Agonists, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins December 18, 2012. 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/AAFP Equivalency: AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
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