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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 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 any 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.

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

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