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What’s New in the ADA/EASD Consensus Report for Type 2 Diabetes

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Allegheny County Medical Society

713 Ridge Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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John Buse, MD, PHDJohn B. Buse, MD, PhD

Verne S. Caviness Distinguished Professor
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Director, NC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute
Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Research
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

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What’s New in the ADA/EASD Consensus Report for Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Buse’s practice combines clinical care, research and education. He has received international recognition for innovative clinical care and efforts at prevention of type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and their complications. He practices patient-centered care focusing on developing treatment programs in collaboration with patients that meet their needs and expectations. He works with teams of investigators in diabetes clinical trials, comparative effectiveness research and translation of basic science research towards clinical application. Current projects focus in novel treatments including development of glucose-responsive insulin, cardiovascular safety and efficacy of diabetes drugs and developing the evidence-base for treatment guidelines of the future in diabetes care.


Location: Allegheny County Medical Society
713 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh 15212 (North Shore)

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6:00 PM Reception – Wine and Appetizers
6:00 PM Vendor Showcase – Meet and Greet
7:00 PM Dinner and Presentation

The Greater Pittsburgh Diabetes Club is a group of multidisciplinary clinicians who

have a special interest in diabetes. The Greater Pittsburgh Diabetes Club provides a venue

for non-biased specialty level educational programs, networking and social interaction.

For information on upcoming programs, or information on the GPDC,

Please contact Dottie Hostovich at 412-321-5030; Email: dhostovich@acms.org

“New ADA-EASD Guidelines on Medication Management”

At completion of this seminar,

1. Participants will become familiar with FDA approved pharmacotherapy for obesity management;

2. Participants will be able to describe clinical data on outcomes for obesity pharmacotherapy in patients with Type 2 diabetes; and

3. Participants will appreciate practical strategies for choosing among medication options for specific patients.

Joint Providership by

Greater Pittsburgh Diabetes Club and

Allegheny General Hospital Department of Continuing Medical Education

CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION

JOINT PROVIDERSHIP ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and the Greater Pittsburgh Diabetes Club. Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accredited Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and the policy of Allegheny General Hospital, presenter is asked to indicate if they have any relationship, which, in the context of their presentation, could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest (e.g., ownership of stock, honoraria or consulting fees). Any such relationship will be disclosed to the audience and consideration will be given to possible influence of their presentations

CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION

Continuing Nursing Education:

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Provider Unit, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Participants who attend the entire presentation and complete an evaluation form will be awarded a certificate and 1 contact hour.

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