15th Annual Chicago Diabetes Day
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify the function and structure of the beta cell from a scientific and clinical perspective;
- Explain how to augment treatment for patients who have not achieved glycemic control;
- Summarize the cultural differences and unique characteristics of diabetes in various patient populations throughout the world and specifically in African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM);
- Describe how to develop evidence-based, patient-specific glycemic and non-glycemic treatment goals for patients with T2DM focusing on cardiovascular risk reduction;
- Discuss adaptation and integration of telehealth and a diabetes discharge toolkit for the COVID-19 era;
- Recall strategies using technology to promote appropriate physical activities to frail adults with diabetes;
- State updates on monogenic/atypical diabetes diagnosis and treatment.
Agenda subject to change.
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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO COURSE DIRECTORS
Kovler Family Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine
Professor of Human Genetics
Professor of Pediatrics
Raghu Mirmira, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
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