An Update on Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders for the Practicing Physician

Event Date
October 8, 2010

Event Time
8:00AM - 4:00PM

Location
Mount Sinai Medical Center - Goldwurm Auditorium
1425 Madison Avenue (at 98th Street)
New York, NY 10029

Requires Registration
Yes

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Description

PROGRAM GOAL
The overall goal of this educational program is to update the participants regarding certain very common disorders and how this new information will affect their practice. These disorders include Obesity and Diabetes and, in addition, will cover Osteoporosis, Thyroid and Hormone Therapy. 

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to: Describe the basic underlying pathophysiology of obesity, pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and lipid abnormalities to enhance recognition and treatment. Apply new medications, such as insulins, incretions and oral agents in addition to established medications for the treatment of diabetes and lipid disorders. Identify thyroid disorders and osteoporosis and use established medications and newer medications to treatthese disorders. 

Who Should Attend
Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Endocrinologists, Residents, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Certified Diabetes Educators, and Physician Assistants.

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REGISTRATION FEES
$175 Practicing Physicians
$150 Physicians registered by September 17, 2010
$ 75 Mount Sinai and Affiliated Physicians
$ 50 Mount Sinai and Affiliated Nurses and Other Allied Health Professionals 

Accommodations
http://www.mountsinaihospital.org/visiting-us/accommodations 

ACCREDITATION
Icahn School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 

CREDIT DESIGNATION
Icahn School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

VERIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE
Will be provided to all professionals. 

SPECIAL NEEDS
Icahn School of Medicine is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special needs or accommodations, please contact The Page and William Black Post-Graduate School at 212-731-7950. 

FACULTY DISCLOSURE
It is the policy of Icahn School of Medicine to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course material. 

For Conference Information, Please call the Office of CME a 212-731-7950 or email jeanette.cotto@mssm.edu.