Preventing Death in T2D and DKD Patients: What Is the Primary Target of Treatment?

The goal of this activity is to improve awareness of new strategies to prevent cardiovascular (CV) events in people who have diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in type 2 diabetes (T2D).
 
Educational Partner: Medscape, LLC
 
Medium: Online Presentation
 
Commercial Support: Commercial Support: Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

Target Audience

This activity is intended for nephrologists, primary care physicians, and diabetologists & endocrinologists, cardiologists, and nurses. .

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • key safety and efficacy data for therapies to prevent CV events in patients with DKD in T2D
  • Have greater competence related to
    • preventing CV disease progression in patients with DKD in T2D
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 0.50 Participation
Activity opens: 
12/10/2019
Activity expires: 
12/10/2020

Moderator

Matthew R. Weir, MD

Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Panelists

George Bakris, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director
AHA Comprehensive Hypertension Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Kenneth Mahaffey, MD

Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Disclosure Declarations

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest 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.

 

Accreditation Statements
In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
For Nurses
Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs; 0.50 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.
 
Other Healthcare Professions 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.
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