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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME039
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C3
Learning Objectives:
1. Critically evaluate the evidence emerging within diabetes research as it applies to recommendations for physician change.
2. Evaluate current standards of care (screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management) for patients with diabetes, or who are at risk for developing diabetes, for opportunities to update standards in accordance to current research and evidence-based guidelines.
3. Assess new and novel treatments for diabetes in terms of efficacy, safety, contraindications and cost/benefit relative to existing treatments.
4. Apply a patient-centered approach to incorporate guideline recommendations for intensifying therapy to achieve glycemic control.

Associated Session: -Diabetes Update: PBL
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME042
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Update sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetes, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Update: Diabetes Management In Primary Care
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Frank Domino MD
Event: #CME045
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Frank Domino, MD; Jill Grimes, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C1
Learning Objectives:
1. Use effective physician–patient communication strategies to overcome barriers in the management of overweight/obese patients in your practice.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan for overweight and/or obese patients that balance the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.
3. Establish a multidisciplinary patient-centered strategy to manage bariatric treatment options for obese patients; including patient education, evaluation, coordination of care, and follow-up support.
4. Establish coding practices for appropriate billing for diet and preventive care counseling.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Frank Domino MD
Event: #CME046
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Frank Domino, MD; Jill Grimes, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C1
Learning Objectives:
1. Use effective physician–patient communication strategies to overcome barriers in the management of overweight/obese patients in your practice.
2. Develop a customized weight loss plan for overweight and/or obese patients that balance the advantages and disadvantages of all dietary, exercise, pharmacologic, surgical, and behavioral modification options.
3. Establish a multidisciplinary patient-centered strategy to manage bariatric treatment options for obese patients; including patient education, evaluation, coordination of care, and follow-up support.
4. Establish coding practices for appropriate billing for diet and preventive care counseling.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME040
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C3
Learning Objectives:
1. Critically evaluate the evidence emerging within diabetes research as it applies to recommendations for physician change.
2. Evaluate current standards of care (screening, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management) for patients with diabetes, or who are at risk for developing diabetes, for opportunities to update standards in accordance to current research and evidence-based guidelines.
3. Assess new and novel treatments for diabetes in terms of efficacy, safety, contraindications and cost/benefit relative to existing treatments.
4. Apply a patient-centered approach to incorporate guideline recommendations for intensifying therapy to achieve glycemic control.

Associated Session: -Diabetes Update: PBL
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Alvin Lin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME043
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 214CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the pathophysiology and the classification of primary and secondary hypogonadism, as well as the causes of HG associated with each classification.
2. Diagnose HG by appropriate laboratory testing, understand when differential diagnosis is required, when to order an MRI as indicated in men with secondary HG, when to order pituitary imaging, when to order bone densitometry studies, and when to refer to an endocrinologist.
3. Recognize and manage HG comorbidities.
4. Develop treatment plans that take into account complications of treatments for other conditions, and that include monitoring and follow-up.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Jeffrey Unger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME041
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jeffrey Unger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Update sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetes, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Update: Diabetes Management In Primary Care
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Alvin Lin MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME044
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Alvin Lin, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the pathophysiology and the classification of primary and secondary hypogonadism, as well as the causes of HG associated with each classification.
2. Diagnose HG by appropriate laboratory testing, understand when differential diagnosis is required, when to order an MRI as indicated in men with secondary HG, when to order pituitary imaging, when to order bone densitometry studies, and when to refer to an endocrinologist.
3. Recognize and manage HG comorbidities.
4. Develop treatment plans that take into account complications of treatments for other conditions, and that include monitoring and follow-up.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Friday, September 15, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME037
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 217CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Conduct appropriate screenings for comorbidities and complications in patients who have diabetes; including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).
2. Update management and prevention strategies with current evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and management of complications in patients with diabetes.
3. Devise appropriate treatment strategies to address microvascular and macrovascular complications. 4. Use office registries and empowered office teams—to become a “participatory office”.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Diabetes Complications: PBL
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME035
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Complications sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetic complications, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Complications Assessment, Recognition, Prevention and Treatment 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME038
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C2
Learning Objectives:
1. Conduct appropriate screenings for comorbidities and complications in patients who have diabetes; including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).
2. Update management and prevention strategies with current evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and management of complications in patients with diabetes.
3. Devise appropriate treatment strategies to address microvascular and macrovascular complications. 4. Use office registries and empowered office teams—to become a “participatory office”.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand - Upgrade.
Associated Session: -Diabetes Complications: PBL
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Endocrine, Type: CME, Faculty: Edward Shahady MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME036
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Edward Shahady, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Practice applying new knowledge and skills gained from Diabetes Complications sessions, through collaborative learning with peers and expert faculty.
2. Identify strategies that foster optimal management of diabetic complications, within the context of professional practice.
3. Formulate an action plan to implement practice changes, aimed at improving patient care.

Associated Session: - Diabetes Complications Assessment, Recognition, Prevention and Treatment