3rd Annual Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease Conference
- Start Date:
- Friday, 20 April, 2018
- End Date:
- Sunday, 22 April, 2018 12:30pm
- Internal Medicine
Presented by Continuing Education Company for the past 25 years, our Primary Care CME Conference Series is designed to update primary care clinicians in rapidly changing therapeutic areas. This year, CEC is pleased to host the 3rd Annual Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolic Disease Conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel on April 20-22, 2018. Cardiometabolic disorders are a cluster of health conditions associated with cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
It is estimated that over 1/3 of American's suffer from a cardiometabolic disorder. The associated morbidity and mortality deserve increased clinical attention as we address risk factors predisposing individuals to these disorders. This program will help identify these conditions and their related complications to enable clinicians to appropriately intervene with evidence-based treatments and risk-factor control while improving patient education.
Program ObjectivesAs a result of this conference, participants will be able to:Diagnose and identify cardiometabolic risk factors, including diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and obesity.Integrate evidence-based strategies and recent guidelines for the screening, prevention, and treatment of cardiometabolic risk factors and their comorbidities in clinical practice.Incorporate appropriate interventions, including lifestyle modifications, nutrition counseling, and drug and surgical therapies, based on a specific patient's risk profile.
Target AudienceThis conference is designed for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other related healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients at risk for cardiometabolic disorders. PricePhysicians: USD 610.00, NP, PA and other healthcare professionals: USD 585.00 Speakers: Please see our website for the agenda and faculty
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel,
500 Canal Street,
Conference organized by Continuing Education Company
Continuing Education Company, Inc. (CEC) is an independent, non-profit, 501 (c)(3) continuing medical education organization. We have been developing and presenting continuing medical education programs for over 25 years. Our mission is to develop and provide educational opportunities to improve the skills and knowledge of medical and healthcare professionals. We accomplish this mission by offering American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and ABIM MOC accredited live CME conferences and online courses. Educational activities are developed with the guidance of Continuing Education Company's Curriculum Advisory Committee. The committee, lead by our on-staff Medical Director is comprised of physicians, pharmacists, educators who have extensive clinical and CME experience.
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