This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, MACE
Lawrence Blonde, MD, FACP, MACE, is Director of the Ochsner Diabetes Clinical Research Unit, in the Frank Riddick Diabetes Institute, Department of Endocrinology, at the Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA. Dr. Blonde is presently an associate editor for the journal Diabetes Care. He has been Chair of the Steering Committee of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP, a member of the AACE Board of Directors and the Board of Trustees of ACE and a former member of the ADA board of directors and former chair of the ADA Professional Practice Committee Dr. Blonde was a co-author of the 2015 "American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) - Clinical Practice Guidelines For Developing A Diabetes Mellitus Comprehensive Care Plan." He was also a co-author of the 2020 AACE/ACE Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the principles of the AACE/ACE Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm
- Describe the glycemic control algorithm
- Discuss the profiles of antihyperglycemic medications
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The American College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Endocrinology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.