Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period September 19, 2022 through September 19, 2024, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view the activity, totaling 1.5 hours, to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out CME certificate.
Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity
1.5 hours. Physicians must study the enduring activity, and are expected to view every segment to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit.
In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent developments in flash glucose monitoring have advanced the management of Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes.
September 19, 2022
September 19, 2024
This complimentary CME educational activity is designed for all healthcare providers (HCPs) involved in developing, delivering, consulting, and monitoring care for patients with type 2 or type 1 diabetes, including endocrinologists, diabetes specialists, family medicine specialists, primary care physicians, physician associates, and related clinicians.
Participation in this activity is complimentary, and clinicians are invited to view this CME-certified program and/or share this invitation with other colleagues, departmental staff members, and healthcare professionals.
This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Abbott Diabetes Care.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and CMEducation Resources, LLC. The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Massachusetts Medical School, Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policy on Faculty & Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.
Program Faculty and Disclosure
Markku Saraheimo, MD, DMSc – Program Chair
Deputy Chief, Helsinki City Hospital
Specialist of Internal Medicine, Diabetologist
Eira Medical Center
Advisory Board of Abbott Diabetes Care in Scandinavia, Infucare in Finland, and Medtronic in Finland
Speaker fee: Sanofi Aventis in Finland, Infucare in Finland, and Novo Nordisk in Finland
Dr Emma Wilmot MB ChB BSc (hons) PhD FRCP
Consultant Diabetologist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary (Clinical) Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
Founder, Diabetes Technology Network UK
Derby, United Kingdom
Previous recipient of personal fees from: Abbott Diabetes Care, Dexcom, Diasend, Eli Lilly, Embecta, Glooko, Insulet, Medtronic, Novo Nordisk, Roche, Sanofi Aventis.
Prof. Ramzi Ajjan, MD, PhD
Professor of Metabolic Medicine
Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology
University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Leeds, United Kingdom
Honoraria/Expenses: Abbott, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Glaxo SmithKline, Menarini Pharmaceuticals, Merck Sharp & Dohme, NovoNordisk, Takeda
Consulting/Advisory Board: Abbott, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Glaxo SmithKline,, Menarini Pharmaceuticals, Merck Sharp & Dohme, NovoNordisk, Roche, Takeda
Funded Research: Abbott, Bayer, Eli Lilly, NovoNordisk, Roche, Takeda
Program Managers and Web Editor Disclosure
Program Managers Gideon Bosker, MD and Denise Leary have nothing to disclose.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Outline and discuss the evidentiary basis for senor/patch-based CGM technologies, and how to best Implement CGM-based technologies into their overall diabetes care plans for patients with T1D and T2D.
- Analyze the rationale and evidence for recommending and facilitating adoption of technology-centric CGM monitoring and treatment plans using patch-and-reader-based technologies.
- Compare and contrast available CGM-facilitating monitoring technologies and pair such technologies with optimal patient profiles.
- Educate patients with diabetes about the rationale, evidence, and outcome- optimizing results associated with technology-based, patient-centric and physician-directed CGM monitoring strategies that can be used to effect optimal lifestyle, diet-, and pharmacology-based approaches to attaining guideline-based HA1c levels in patients with T1D and T2D.
- Identify which patients with diabetes are ideal candidates for a technology-based, patient-directed glucose monitoring system.
- Interpret and apply data and results from clinical trials and experts with experience in CGM-facilitating monitoring technologies to improve patient care, improve safety of drug therapy for T1D and T2D, detect and mitigate risk of hypoglycemia, improve patient- and physician-directed changes in antidiabetic therapy, reinforce the safe use of antidiabetic drugs, and facilitate patient-activated drug titration, glycemic monitoring and disease management.
- Translate landmark clinical studies focused on CGM-based technologies to the front lines of clinical practice in the diabetes and primary care setting; and understand the translational implications of deploying sensor-based, CGM-based technologies as a foundational approach to improving outcomes in patients across the spectrum of diabetes.
- Educate other clinical providers on the diabetes care team about the rationale, role, evidence, and outcome-enhancing results that are derived from employing technology-based CGM strategies—both patient- and physician-directed—across the broad spectrum of patients with diabetes
Hardware and Software Requirements:
To participate in this program, viewers must have a PC or Macintosh computer that has active, ongoing internet access for the duration of the program, as well as a compatible Flash-viewer. An email address is required for registration, and a printer is required to print out the CME certificate.
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