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Harvard Medical School

Diabetes Update 2019

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The Comprehensive Harvard Medical School Diabetes Update
This Harvard Medical School CME program affords you the opportunity to learn from leaders in the field of diabetes who are distinguished for their outstanding teaching, knowledge, and innovations in clinical care.
• Expert guidance to design comprehensive treatment programs (non-pharmacological and pharmacological) for patients with diabetes
• Guidance to account for biological, psychological, emotional, social, financial and cultural factors that impact the development and progression of diabetes
• The newest data on the identification of patients at risk for type 2 diabetes and strategies to prevent or delay the disease process
• The latest scientific information on the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and its implications in clinical practice
• New guidelines and practice recommendations for nutrition and physical activity
• How to navigate the recent and controversial data related to some antidiabetes medications
• New technologies in diabetes care: updates and implications for day-to-day care
• Research breakthroughs
• Best practices that drive more effective treatment plans
• Tips and tricks for navigating barriers within healthcare systems
• Strategies to assess and improve low adherence to therapy
This program also provides comprehensive education to optimize the diabetes care you provide for special populations:
• Racial and ethnic minorities
• The elderly
• Children and adolescents
• Patients at low socio-economic levels
• Patients with low health literacy/education
• Patients with depression/emotional distress
• The hospitalized patient with uncontrolled diabetes
In the course of three days, you will gain new, encompassing, evidence-based approaches to address the challenges seen in most clinical practices. More importantly, you will leave with knowledge—part art, part science—to make a real difference in the lives of your patients.


May 30, 2019


Counselor CE, Dietetics / Dietitian CE, Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Social Work CE


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Credits / Hours



ACCME, Harvard Medical School, AAFP, ABIM MOC, NCBDE

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Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Behavioral Medicine, Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Counseling, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics / LTC, Internal Medicine, Obesity / Weight Management

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LIVE Activity Location Details

05-20-2019 - 05-22-2019

Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St.James Ave.
Boston, MA   02116
United States of America

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