CME/CE: Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management

CME/CE: Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management
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Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE

Medicine, Biochemistry, and Molecular & Cellular BiologyDiabetes
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Baylor College of Medicine

Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has been a consultant for Novo Nordisk and Intarcia.

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Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE (click to view)

Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE

Medicine, Biochemistry, and Molecular & Cellular BiologyDiabetes
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Baylor College of Medicine

Alan J. Garber, MD, PhD, FACE, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has been a consultant for Novo Nordisk and Intarcia.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has updated its algorithm for the comprehensive management of type 2 diabetes. The algorithm emphasizes obesity as a risk factor for diabetes and its complications. It also stresses titrating medications appropriately and reinforcing the need to lose weight loss and use lifestyle therapies.
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Garber AJ, Abrahamson MJ, Barzilay JI, et al. Consensus statement by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology on the comprehensive type 2 diabetes management algorithm – 2017 executive summary. Endocrine Pract. 2017 Jan 17 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: https://www.aace.com/publications/algorithm and at: http://journals.aace.com/doi/abs/10.4158/EP161682.CS.

Handelsman Y, Bloomgarden ZT, Grunberger G, et al. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology: clinical practice guidelines for developing a diabetes mellitus comprehensive care plan–2015. Endocr Pract. 2015;21:1-87.

Mechanick JI, Garber AJ, Handelsman Y, Garvey WT. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists’ position statement on obesity and obesity medicine. Endocrine Pract. 2012;18:642-648.

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