Celebrating Miracles and Milestones 2022: Monogenic Diabetes Professional Education

July 22, 2022
This activity provides a unique opportunity to reach a wider audience of healthcare professionals with a limited knowledge about the identification and management of monogenic diabetes. The goal is to provide healthcare professionals with a comprehensive overview of MDM. The curriculum will include strategies to diagnose MDM, manage its common forms and syndromic forms, and employ genetic testing.
This activity is part of the Monogenic Diabetes Virtual Family Forum, July 21-23. Learn about the rest of the great programs here!

Target Audience

This activity is designed for adult and pediatric endocrinologists, family practice and internal medicine physicians, pediatricians, adult and pediatric nurse practitioners, certified diabetes care and education specialists, pediatric nurses, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to providing high quality care to patients with MDM.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the biochemical and pathophysiologic characteristics of monogenic diabetes and its various forms;
  • Discuss the impact a correct diagnosis can have on MDM treatment and management;
  • State how specific strategies can be used to optimize care and quality of life;
  • Identify specific genetic testing used for MDM diagnoses;
  • Describe the mechanism of action of oral therapies and how they may be used to better care for patients with specific types of MDM;
  • Identify other conditions, diagnoses, and syndromes related to MDM.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Tiana Bowden
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
07/22/2022 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
07/22/2022 - 1:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Virtual Conference
Chicago, IL
United States
To learn more about Diabetes care at The University of Chicago, visit our website.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact us via e-mail at tianab@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Louis Philipson, MD, PhD
  James C. Tyree Professor of Diabetes Research and Care of Medicine
  Professor of Pediatrics
  Director, Kovler Diabetes Center

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 4 continuing nursing education units.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board. 
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
Celebrating Miracles & Milestones 2022
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