Learn of Updates in the Management of Prediabetes and Type II Diabetes

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn of Updates in the Management of Prediabetes and and Type II Diabetes. Learn of Updates in the Management of Prediabetes and and Type II Diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation estimates there are 537 million individuals with diabetes worldwide. And that’s not even counting the patients that go undiagnosed. In the US, we estimate that 1/3 of eligible patients are not screened. Even with screening, there’s a gigantic gap in prediabetes diagnosis and treatment. Those in Primary care are really at the forefront of diabetes & prediabetes care. With 11% of the adult population affected by Diabetes, every healthcare worker must become comfortable with the care and treatment of these patients. So today to help Dr. Mao discuss the updates in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, we’ve invited her colleague Jennifer Sabatino who is a Doctor of Pharmacy and practicing Clinical Pharmacist at Ohio State University. They will cover the basics and updates over the past half a decade or so including both non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

  • Understand the epidemiology and definition of Prediabetes and Type II diabetes (T2DM).
  • Be familiar with the different treatment options for Prediabetes to prevent progression to T2DM.
  • Understand the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for T2DM.
  • Recognize the place in therapy of Glucagon-Like Peptide Receptor Agonists (GLP-1 RA) and Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors (SGLT2i) for T2DM.
  • Explore a new class of medications for diabetes treatment, the Glucose-Dependent Insulinotropic Polypeptide (GIP)/Glucagon-Like Peptide Receptor Agonist (GLP-1 RA).

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Supplements
  • Prediabetes treatment Outcomes
  • Pregnancy and lactation

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Online Webcast Teaches on Immunization Updates

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches on Immunization Updates. Today smallpox has been eradicated in no small part due to Jenner’s efforts. His discovery was only the beginning of vaccination development. Now, there are over 2 dozen vaccine preventable illnesses. Here to update us on the most recent vaccination guidelines as well as the science behind them is Dr Nathan Richards. Nate is an Assistant professor of Internal Medicine at Ohio State University and practices Med-Peds primary care. He has lectured extensively on vaccinations and we’re excited to have him back on the program.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:
Demonstrate a clear understanding of the pediatric and adult vaccination schedule
Apply the 2022 ACIP updates to your clinical practice

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Safety
  • Co-administration
  • Hepatitis B vaccine
  • Insurance
  • Cancer prevention
  • Boosters

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Get Our Latest Updates on COVID-19

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014Get Our Latest Updates on COVID-19 on CME Webcast. We’re now two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and a lot has changed since our previous COVID programs on MedNet. On this webcast, we’re going to bring you up to date about developments in managing the infection and about keeping your patients and your community safe. First, Jim Allen will review the current epidemiology of COVID. Next, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Infectious Disease, Dr. Michael Haden will tell us about the latest on vaccines. Then, Professor of Family Medicine, Dr. Randy Wexler will update us on outpatient treatment and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine from the Division of Hospital Medicine, Dr. Dustin Chase will update us on inpatient treatment. Finally, our moderator will review travel precautions in the era of COVID.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: interpret common epidemiologic datasets used for COVID-19; advise patients about the indications, risks, and benefits of COVID-19 vaccinations; manage outpatients with COVID-19; be familiar with inpatient treatment of patients with COVID-19; advise patients about travel precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.