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Team-based Care for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

This clinician aimed module is designed to touch on the evolving methods of insulin therapy for Type 2 Diabetes from a team-based perspective.
Program Developer/Facilitator: MCM Education.
Medium: Online Presentation
Commerical Support: This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Novo Nordisk Inc. and Sanofi US, and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for endocrinologists, primary care physicians, and other members of the care team involved in the management of patients with T2DM, including endocrinology and primary care nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and nurses.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity,the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits and risks of currently approved insulin therapies for the management of T2DM;
  • Incorporate insulin into the management of patients with T2DM who do not achieve glycemic control;
  • Intensify insulin therapy for patients with T2DM who do not achieve glycemic goals with initial insulin therapy;
  • Summarize the current evidence-based practice guidelines for the management of T2DM;
  • Develop strategies to overcome patient-related adherence barriers to the use of insulin in patients with T2DM.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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  Louis H. Philipson MD, PhD
  Professor of Medicine
  Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
  The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  Chicago, IL 
  Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS, FACP
  Assistant Professor, Section of General Internal Medicine
  Associate Director, Center for Translational and Policy Research of Chronic Diseases
  The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  Chicago, IL 
  Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RDN, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE
  Certified Diabetes Educator, Nutrition Specialist, Program Coordinator
  Kovler Diabetes Center
  The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  Chicago, IL

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 Statement
This activity has 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 the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and MCM Education in collaboration with RealCME. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other health care 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 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
This activity has been submitted for prior approval with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and is currently pending approval.
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