MCW CME Program

2014 Diabetes Symposium
May 15–16

Thank you for attending the Seventh Annual Diabetes Symposium of Wisconsin, held at the Italian Community Center, Milwaukee, WI

 Featured Speakers & Titles

Hyperglycemic Control in Intensive Care Settings (PDF) | Ramin Alemzadeh, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Basic Science and its Applications: The Use of Stem Cells for an in vitro Model of Human Diseases (PDF) | Zeljko J. Bosnjak, PhD, FAHA
Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology, Vice Chair for Research
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Why Don't My Beta Cells Like Fat? (PDF) | John A. Corbett, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Technology in Diabetes: Update on Pumps, CGM's and the Artificial Pancreas (PDF) | Rosanna Fiallo-Scharer, MD
Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin; Program Director, Diabetes, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin; Member, Children's Specialty Group
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Eat Better, Live Better (PDF) | Robert Gleeson, MD, FACP
Program Director, Executive Health Program; Director, Lipid and Prevention Clinic
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Diabetes Care in the Geriatric Population: An Update on Evidence and Guidelines (PDF) | Elbert S. Huang, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director; Section of General Internal Medicine
The University of Chicago, IL

Cellular Dysfunctions in Metabolic Syndrome: Mechanisms and Management (PDF) | Ishwarlal (Kenny) Jialal, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine; (Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism)
University of California, Davis Medical Center, CA

Interrogating the Regenerative Capacity of Pancreatic Islets | (PDF) Jake A. Kushner, MD
McNair Medical Institute Scholar; Chief of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology; Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Medications to Treat Type 2 Diabetes: Oldies but Goodies and the New Kids on the Block (PDF) | Steven B. Magill, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine
Community Memorial Medical Commons, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Diabetes and Coronary Artery Disease: Macrovascular Concerns (PDF) | David S. Marks, MD, MBA
Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Division of Cardiology
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Case Studies in Medication Management of Type 2 Diabetes (PDF) | Melissa Meredith, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Year in Review (PDF) | Shailendra B. Patel, MD, PhD
Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Diabesity (PDF) | Hershel Raff, PhD
Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition; Director of Endocrine Research Laboratory, St. Luke's Medical Center
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Diabesity (PDF) | Shailendra B. Patel, MD, PhD
Professor, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Approaches to Supporting Diabetes Self-Management in Underserved Populations (PDF) | Lisa K. Sharp, MA, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Section on Health Promotion Research
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 Program Information

This is a two day program with the specific purpose of increasing education and knowledge of all aspects of endocrine clinical practice and research. This symposium consists of medical lectures given by healthcare professionals on topics related to Diabetes Updates. This course is designed for primary care physicians, adult & pediatric endocrinologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, dieticians, physician assistants, fellows, residents, and medical students.

 Program Objectives

This conference is designed to:

  • Improve diabetes care by identifying and expounding evidence-based advances in management.
  • Outline the areas that are at the outer limits of current knowledge and define our limitations.
  • Improve Management and knowledge of drugs and therapy, using well-controlled trial data.
  • Gain further knowledge about the scientific knowledge of the pathophysiological processes involved in diabetes.
 Planning Committee Members

Chair
Shailendra Patel, MD, PhD, Professor, Endocrinology, Medical College of Wisconsin
Staff Attending, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

Committee Members

  • Ramin Alemzadeh, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Nancy Havas, MD, Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Debra Warpechowski, Division of Endocrinology, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Susan Hjesland, Associate Director, American Diabetes Association
 Designation of Credit

ACCME Accreditation
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 14.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

AAFP Credit Designation
This live activity, The Seventh Annual Diabetes Symposium of Wisconsin, with a beginning date of May 15, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding the symposium, please contact Debra Warpechowski at (414) 955-6724 or via email at dwarpech@mcw.edu.

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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