This 12-hour on-demand CME activity (originally took place on April 20-22, 2023 in New Orleans, LA) examines various conditions often seen in everyday practice with the goal of learning new strategies for diagnosing and treating patients. This activity provides opportunities to get answers to your burning questions and learn ‘best practices’ tools and techniques to help you better treat your patients.
After watching this webinar series, participants should be able to: Prepare the clinical practice site for increased CGM use; Understand options available to the practice for professional and personal CGM; Locate and interpret CGM data, using the AGP to assess if the patient is achieving targets established by the International Consensus on Time in Range; Modify the treatment plan based on CGM data to improve patient outcomes
This complimentary CME activity will provide primary care clinicians with an update on osteoporosis and bone health. Current screening guidelines, modalities, and current prevention & treatment regimens will be highlighted. This activity was recorded from the live CME webcast held on October 26, 2022.
This complimentary 1-hour live CME webcast will provide primary care clinicians with an update on osteoporosis and bone health. Current screening guidelines, modalities, and current prevention & treatment regimens will be highlighted.
Every year, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) updates its evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. This article summarizes the changes most relevant to primary care practice.
Update to the American College of Cardiology Guidelines for the Evaluation and Diagnosis of Chest Pain
Although acute chest pain is the presenting complaint in less than 1% of primary care office visits, it requires immediate decisions on evaluation and management. After injuries, chest pain has been the second most common reason for adults to present to the emergency department (ED) in the United States.
In this CME activity, Dr. Javier Morales discusses the therapeutic interventions that will delay progression of diabetic kidney disease, as well as early screening utilizing UACR, eGRF and the KDIGO heat map. The association of medical renal disease and cardiovascular risk will be addressed as well.
It is estimated that about 70 million people in the United States suffer from chronic sleep problems. Lack of sleep is associated with injuries, chronic and mental illnesses, lower quality of life, loss of productivity, and higher economic burden. This complimentary activity will help clinicians recognize, diagnose, and treat the different sleep-related problems that might affect their patient’s quality of life and reduce the chronic consequences of these disorders.
Medical knowledge on the recognition and management of what is variously called “post-COVID syndrome”, “long COVID”, and multiple other descriptions is accumulating rapidly in response to an “epidemic within the pandemic”. The focus of this blog is to identify useful resources for primary care. Many of these resources are being continuously updated as knowledge evolves.
On August 24, 2021, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) revised their recommendations for type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes screening. The revision includes a recommendation that screening of all overweight and obese adults should begin at age 35 rather than age 40, per their previous recommendation in 2015.