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Endocrine Update 2016

Dr. Korytkowski discusses the latest updates on testosterone therapy for men, hormone replacement therapy for women, changes in metformin labeling, new information regarding diabetes technology, and new insulins that are available for treating diabetes.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Determine which patients are viable candidates for testosterone replacement therapy
  • Determine which patients it is appropriate to prescribe Metformin therapy
  • Determine which patients could be considered for postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy

Reading Resources:

  1. Snyder PJ et al. N Engl J Med 2016;374:611-624
  2. Hodis HN et al. N Engl J Med 2016;374:1221-1231
  3. J Clin Endocrinol Metab November 2016

Disclosures:

Dr. Korytkowski has financial interests with the following proprietary entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Other: ABIM Endocrinology and Metabolism Test-Wirting Committee, Honoraria for role as associate editor - British Medical journal Diabetes Research and Care

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.0 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

ABIM MOC Part 2 Credit

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 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 credit. 

To receive your ABIM MOC Part 2 credit, you will need to complete the post-test and evaluation process and provided your date of birth and ABIM number, along with the other required fields.

Release Date: 3/16/2017 | Last Modified On: 3/16/2017 | Expires: 3/16/2020

Presenter

Mary Korytkowski, MD

Mary Korytkowski, MD University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Office Address(es):
Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
3601 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 586-9700
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