Activity: Diabetes Prevention: Bending the Diabetes Curve

Presenter: Kate Kirley MD, MS
Director, Chronic Disease Prevention Improving Health Outcomes, American Medical Association

Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and other health care providers

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, attendees should be able to:

  • Describe the trends in type 2 diabetes and implications for clinical practice
  • Review the evidence that supports referring patients with prediabetes to a lifestyle change program
  • Discuss key steps that physicians and care teams can take to prevent diabetes

CME Accreditation:
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 joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Rhode Island Medical Society. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit is accepted by the AANP, AAPA, and RI Pharmacy re-licensure.

Duration: 60 minutes

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