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Ultralong-Acting Basal Insulins: Where Do They Fit?

Ultralong-Acting Basal Insulins: Where Do They Fit?

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

November 18, 2016

Expires

August 18, 2017
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Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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Provided by Horizon CME

Commercial Supporter

Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US

Program Description

This activity will address knowledge and practice gaps related to insulin therapy for patients with diabetes. Clinicians will be instructed on current unmet needs for basal insulin therapy, the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles of currently available basal insulin products, and the safety and efficacy of ultralong-acting basal insulin and assess their role in the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes.

Intended Audience

This CME initiative is designed for endocrinologists, endocrine fellows, and other clinicians who care for patients with diabetes.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss current unmet needs for basal insulin therapy
  • Outline the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles of currently available basal insulin products
  • Summarize the safety and efficacy of ultralong-acting basal insulin and assess their role in the treatment of patients with diabetes

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

Horizon CME requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to influence the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) which may arise as a result of prospective faculty members' relevant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). Horizon CME is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest and retaining only those speakers with financial interest conflicts that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.

Faculty

Andrew Ahmann, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Director, Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Dr. Ahmann has served on Advisory Boards for Lilly and Dexcom and performed contracted research for Sanofi, Novo Nordisk, Medtronic, Dexcom, and Lexicon.

Content Reviewer
Dawn Smiley-Byrd, MD, MSCR
, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Staff Endocrinologist, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, GA, provided external review for this activity.

Dr. Smiley-Byrd has served on a Speakers Bureau for Sanofi, Novo Nordisk, and Merck. She has also served on an Advisory Board for Sanofi and Novo Nordisk.

Accreditor and Publishing Staff Disclosures

Others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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 providership of Horizon CME. Horizon CME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Horizon CME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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How To Claim Credit

By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the pre-test, post-test and evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive up to 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page on the Horizon CME website.

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Participate in the activity.
  • Complete the pre-test, post-test (answer 3 of 4 questions correctly) and activity evaluation.
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