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Evolution of Insulin Replacement Therapy


Presentations

  • CME
    1.0

    Insulin Options for Diabetes: Update on their Evolution

    Speakers:Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP, Clinical Pharmacist
    Richard Beaser, MD, Senior Physician; Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: September 14, 2017

  • CME
    1.0

    Advancing to Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of the New Insulin Options

    Speakers:Richard Beaser, MD, Senior Physician; Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education
    Richard Pratley, MD, Samuel E. Crockett Chair in Diabetes Research; Director

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: October 19, 2017

  • CME
    1.0

    Physiologic Insulin Replacement: Practical Approaches for the Primary Care Provider

    Speakers:Anne L. Peters, MD, Director, Clinical Diabetes Program; Professor, Keck School of Medicine
    Jeremy H. Pettus, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
    Richard Beaser, MD, Senior Physician; Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: November 30, 2017

  • CME
    1.0

    The Evolution of Glycemic Monitoring and Insulin Delivery Devices: Why the Primary Care Provider Should Understand the Options

    Speakers:Anne L. Peters, MD, Director, Clinical Diabetes Program; Professor, Keck School of Medicine
    Jeremy H. Pettus, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
    Richard Beaser, MD, Senior Physician; Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: November 30, 2017


Speakers

  • Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

    Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

    Alissa Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP

    Clinical Pharmacist

    Alissa R. Segal, PharmD, RPh, CDE, CDTC, FCCP is an Associate Professor at MCPHS University and clinical pharmacist at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA. After completing post-doctorate residencies at the Medical Center at Princeton and the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Segal taught for several years at the University of New Mexico. In 2007, she joined MCPHS University and established clinical pharmacy services at the Joslin. Her research focus on the care of adults with diabetes has led to numerous publications, on diabetes in older adults and concentrated insulin, and book chapters in the Joslin Deskbook, Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies, and Geriatric Diabetes. She was one of the first pharmacists to receive the Certified Diabetes Technology Clinician certification and is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).
  • Richard Beaser, MD

    Richard Beaser, MD

    Richard Beaser, MD

    Senior Physician; Medical Director of Continuing Medical Education

    Richard S. Beaser, M.D., is a practicing physician in the Joslin Clinic and holds the position of Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He has also been the Medical Executive Director of Professional Education at Joslin and was instrumental in developing that activity at Joslin, a department he founded in 1990. Dr. Beaser graduated in 1973 from Trinity College, Hartford, and received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1977. He served as a resident in internal medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester from 1977-1980. He was a fellow in endocrinology at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA 1980-81, and in Endocrinology at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA 1981-82. Dr. Beaser has been on the staff of the Joslin Diabetes Center since 1982. He has held numerous past positions at Joslin, including Section Chief of the Adult Diabetology Practice, Medical Director of the Diabetes Treatment Unit, Coordinator of the Patient Education Section, and Medical Director of Joslin TrialNet, a clinical trials network. He has been a clinical research investigator, including the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial. Dr. Beaser has authored 4 books: Joslin Diabetes Manual, Outsmarting Diabetes, The Joslin Guide to Diabetes, and Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook: A Guide for Primary Care Providers. Dr Beaser is a well-known national lecturer on clinical diabetes and its comorbidities. He is the author of numerous publications in peer review journals, review articles, and book chapters. In his role as Medical Executive Director of Professional Education at Joslin Diabetes Center, and currently as the Chair of the CME Committee, Dr. Beaser has a specific focus on development or oversight of educational content for the department, targeting physicians, other medical professionals, and patients. He leads departmental conceptualization and development of projects and activities.
  • Richard Pratley, MD

    Richard Pratley, MD

    Richard Pratley, MD

    Samuel E. Crockett Chair in Diabetes Research; Director

    Richard E. Pratley, MD, is medical director of education and research at the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute, senior investigator and diabetes program lead at the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, and adjunct professor at the Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Orlando. His research interests include diabetes prevention, improving the care for older persons with diabetes, new drug development to treat and prevent diabetes and its complications, and understanding the role of the fat cell in increasing the risk of diabetes and heart disease. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, and is as an editorial board member and/or ad hoc reviewer for various journals. He received his MD from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Anne L. Peters, MD

    Anne L. Peters, MD

    Anne L. Peters, MD

    Director, Clinical Diabetes Program; Professor, Keck School of Medicine

    Anne L. Peters, MD, is a professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and the director of the USC Clinical Diabetes Program. Her interests involve translating research findings, from lifestyle interventions to technology, to people with diabetes throughout the socioeconomic spectrum. She is currently the chair of the Endocrine Society Committee on Diabetes Devices and is on the EASD/ADA Technology Safety Committee. Dr Peters has published over 200 articles, reviews and abstracts, and 3 books on diabetes, and has been an investigator on over 40 research studies. She earned her medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in Illinois.
  • Jeremy H. Pettus, MD

    Jeremy H. Pettus, MD

    Jeremy H. Pettus, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology

    Jeremy H. Pettus, MD, is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). After being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes himself at the age of 15, Dr Pettus has dedicated his career toward treating and educating others with the disease. He now specializes in type 1 diabetes-related clinical research with studies involving immunotherapeutics, islet cell encapsulation, and adjunctive therapies beyond insulin. He also has a background in basic immunology research with a focus on biomarkers for type 1 diabetes disease activity. In addition to his clinical duties, he is a speaker for the not-for-profit organization, Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD). He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine.

CME Information

The Evolution of Insulin Replacement Therapy: New Perspectives and Clinical Applications

Presented by Joslin Diabetes Center in Joint Providership with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT These activities are supported by educational grants from Novo Nordisk Inc. and Medtronic, Inc.

TUITION Complimentary

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT The activities have 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 Joslin Diabetes Center and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Joslin Diabetes Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS Live Internet Activities Joslin Diabetes Center designates these live activities for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

Enduring Material Joslin Diabetes Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION Live Internet Activities Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 3:00 PM EST – 4:00PM EST. •Insulin Options for Diabetes: Update on their Evolution Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 1:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST •Advancing to Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of the New Insulin Options Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 12:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST •12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST: Physiologic Insulin Replacement: Practical Approaches for the Primary Care Provider •1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST: The Evolution of Glycemic Monitoring and Insulin Delivery Devices: Why the Primary Care Provider Should Understand the Options

Enduring Material The enduring material will be available from September 14, 2017 – May 30, 2018.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of these activities, participants will be able to:

Insulin Options for Diabetes: Update on their Evolution
Identify clinically relevant pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of the new insulins and insulin combinations
Discuss the clinical importance of similarities and differences between a biosimilar insulin and a reference insulin
Describe key, clinically relevant data derived from pivotal trials of new and emerging insulin products
Advancing to Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of the New Insulin Options
Recognize the indications for advancement to insulin replacement therapy for people with T2DM
Identify clinically relevant pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of the new insulins and insulin combinations
Describe initiation and titration methods for new insulin-based therapies to optimize achievement of glycemic goals while minimizing adverse effects
Physiologic Insulin Replacement: Practical Approaches for the Primary Care Provider
Recognize the indications for advancement to insulin replacement therapy for people with T2DM
Describe initiation and titration methods for new insulin-based therapies to optimize achievement of glycemic goals while minimizing adverse effects
Discuss strategies to overcome patient and clinician barriers to the successful initiation and utilization of insulin therapy in the context of the new insulin-based therapies, and monitoring and delivery devices
The Evolution of Glycemic Monitoring and Insulin Delivery Devices: Why the Primary Care Provider Should Understand the Options
Recognize the indications for advancement to insulin replacement therapy for people with T2DM
Describe initiation and titration methods for new insulin-based therapies to optimize achievement of glycemic goals while minimizing adverse effects
Discuss strategies to overcome patient and clinician barriers to the successful initiation and utilization of insulin therapy in the context of the new insulin-based therapies, and monitoring and delivery devices
 

INTENDED AUDIENCE Primary Audience: US–based primary care providers, clinical endocrinologists/diabetologists, nephrologists, cardiologists, emergency department specialists, pharmacists, and other clinicians caring for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 4 hours to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the posttest.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

FACULTY DISCLOSURES As part of its accreditation with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Joslin Diabetes Center must disclose to the audience of a Joslin continuing medical education activity the existence of any relevant financial relationships between Joslin and/or its planning and/or CME advisory committee members, speakers, and their spouses/partners and commercial entities. Joslin and its planning and CME advisory committee members and speakers must disclose any relationships they and their spouses/partners have or have had in the prior 12 months with proprietary entities producing healthcare goods or services, with the exception of nonprofit or government organizations and non–healthcare–related companies, which are exempt. Financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fees, honoraria, ownership interests (e.g., stocks, stock options, or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit in any amount. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities from which remuneration is received or expected. If a faculty or planning committee member has no information to disclose, this information will also be provided. If a faculty or planning committee member refuses to disclose, he/she will not be able to participate in the planning, management, presentation, or evaluation of any Joslin Diabetes Center CME activity. In addition, faculty have been asked to disclose when a product or device is not labeled for the use under discussion. The opinions and comments expressed in this program are those of the speakers and should not be considered the opinions or comments of Joslin Diabetes Center. The faculty and planning committee members for this program have disclosed the following:

Faculty

  • Dr. Richard S. Beaser*†, Senior Staff Physician and Medical Director of CME, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships with regard to this activity.
  • Anne L. Peters, MD, Director, Clinical Diabetes Program and Professor, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, is a consultant for and participates as a speaker for promotional activities for Abbott Diabetes Care, Becton Dickinson, Bigfoot, Boehringer Ingelheim, Dexcom, Eli Lilly and Co, Inc., Janssen, Lexicon, Livongo, Medscape, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Omada Health, Sanofi, and Science 37. She receives grant/research support from Dexcom, and participates as a speaker for promotional activities for Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute.
  • Jeremy H. Pettus, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of California, San Diego, is a consultant for and participates as a speaker for promotional activities for Sanofi, Novo Nordisk, and Insulet Corporation.
  • Richard E. Pratley, MD, Samuel E. Crockett Chair in Diabetes Research and Director, Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute, and Adjunct Professor, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, receives grant/research support from Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi-Aventis US, LLC, and Takeda. He is a consultant for AstraZeneca, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Eisai, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Lilly, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, and Takeda. He participates as a speaker for promotional activities for Novo Nordisk and Takeda.
  • Alissa Segal, PharmD, CDE†, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, and Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes Educator, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a consultant for Eli Lilly and Co., Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Planning Committee

  • Agnes Yang, MD, Medical Director, PlatformQ Health Education, has no relevant financial relationships
  • Karen Greb-Murphy, Senior Program Manager, PlatformQ Health Education, has no relevant financial relationships

Joslin CME Advisory Committee

  • Jerry Cavallerano, OD, Optometrist, Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Erin Kelly, CDE, Adult Diabetes Educator, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a contract pump trainer for Medtronic, Tandem, Omnipod and Animas.
  • Melinda Maryniuk, CDE, Director, Clinical Programs, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.
  • Lyle Mitzner, MD, Staff Physician, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a consultant for Conversa Health
  • Robert C. Stanton, MD, Chief of Nephrology, Joslin Diabetes Center, is a consultant for and receives grant / research funding from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Elena Toschi, MD, Staff Physician, Joslin Diabetes Center, has no relevant financial relationships.

* also on the Planning committee † also on the CME Advisory Committee

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