2015 Clinical Update in Endocrinology Symposium
Endocrine diseases and diabetes are common medical disorders in primary care. With the obesity epidemic there is an epidemic of diabetes and related metabolic complications such as diabetes and hyperlipidemia. Diabetes treatment choices have become more complicated, as such so have the guidelines. Additionally medical treatment for obesity is available with FDA approved medications. In 2013 the ACC/AHA published new guidelines for the treatment of cholesterol. The application and controversies of these guidelines are important to review. Additionally there are new classes of medications to treat hyperlipidemia
As the population ages the prevalence of osteoporosis has increased. Additionally there has been an expansion of available treatment options, in addition, to an increase awareness of potential side affects of medications.
Recently new guidelines were published regarding primary hyperparathyroidism. In addition parathyroid hormone analogs are available to treat hypoparathyroidism.
Endocrinology and diabetes continues to have ever expanding treatment options, diagnostic tools and understanding of disease pathways. The role of the primary care provider is critical in the management of endocrine and metabolic disorders. There is a need for continued knowledge to allow the achievement of treatment guidelines.
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 10.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Children’s Hospital and Health System and The Medical College of Wisconsin fully intend to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If any participant of the conference is in need of accommodation, please call (414) 777-7661.
Registration is refundable (less $25.00 processing fee) only if cancellation is received in writing prior to Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Please note there is a $5.00 processing fee for all electronic registrations.
- Internal medicine physicians
- Family medicine physicians
- Internal and family medicine residents and endocrinology fellows
- Physician Assistants
- Nurse Practitioners
- Understand the role of gut hormones and glucose metabolism and the rational for using GLP-1 analogs in the treatment of diabetes.
- Understand the Controversies and Limitations of the ACC/AHA cholesterol treatment guidelines.
- Understand recommendations and knowledge gaps for osteoporosis treatment and review the recent primary hyperparathyroidism guidelines.
- Discuss surgical and pharmacologic options for obesity.
Ty Carroll, MD
James Findling, MD
Jon Gould, MD
Bradley Javorsky, MD
Beth Lalande, MD
Steven Magill, MD, PhD
Brian Rose, MD
Joseph Shaker, MD
David D'Alessio, MD
Kathryn Martin, MD
Michael McClung, MD
All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 10.25 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.