Program Description: 

Endocrine Research Grand rounds is an educational conference in clinical and basic science in Endocrinology at Froedtert Hospital campus on 1st and 2nd Thursdays each month. The goal of this conference is for health care professionals to have a venue to present a variety of clinical and basic science updates as well as recent benchmarks in the field for the benefit of educating others and improve patient care on a vast array of topics in endocrinology.

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. .
Target audience: 

Nurse Practitioners
Physician Assistants
Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Recognize that hypoglycemia is the limiting factor in the glycemic management of type 2 diabetes as well as type 1 diabetes.
  • Understand the physiology of glucose counterregulation - the mechanisms that normally prevent or rapidly correct hypoglycemia - and its pathophysiology, and relationship to clinical hypoglycemia, in people with diabetes.
  • Be able to balance the upside and downside of glycemic control in the selection of a glycemic goal for an individual with diabetes.
Faculty & credentials: 

Activity Director:
Denise Teves Qualler, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition
The Medical College of Wisconsin

Philip Cryer, MD
Irene E. and Michael M. Karl Professor of
Endocrinology and Metabolism in Medicine,
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Dr. Teves Qualler has no financial relationships and Dr. Cryer has disclosed he has financial relationships with Novo Nordisk and Merck & Co, Inc, as an Advisory Board member, all others had nothing to disclose.


Debra Warpechowski
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6724
Session date: 
05/01/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm CDT
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Froedtert Specialty Clinics Building, 5th Floor, Conference room E5080
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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