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0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
Inadequately managed diabetes leaves patients vulnerable to a host of complications that include diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). Although it can be debilitatingly painful, DPN requires clinical attention even when asymptomatic or only mildly asymptomatic. Because good glycemic control can stabilize or potentially improve this condition, DPN may help motivate patient engagement in self-care for diabetes.
Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
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Jill Rovitzky Black, Melissa Johnson, and Anne Bardsley, Haymarket Medical Education, have nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
The Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Joslin Diabetes Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity may contain discussion of approved and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The Joslin Diabetes Center, Lilly USA, LLC, and Haymarket Medical Education do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Joslin Diabetes Center, Lilly USA, LLC, and Haymarket Medical Education. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. This CE is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the posttest survey, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.
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