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Diabetes Has Finally Met Its Match: Come Meet the New Diabetes Toolbox


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Average Rating:
   4.6
State Associations:
MAOPS - Missouri
Faculty:
Dustin Higgins, DO
Duration:
55 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

The audience will gain a better understanding of new drugs and treatments for diabetes and which testing is appropriate based on a patient's symptoms.
  
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify new diabetes treatment options
2. Assess the patients to appropriately initiate new treatment protocols
3. Implement new diabetes protocols with new medications
4. Identify potential side effects and contradictions of new diabetes medications
5. Further, be able to improve diabetes treatment

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

 

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Dr. Dustin Higgins was born and raised in Gilbert, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. He is the seventh of nine children. He went to college at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and then to medical school at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. He was trained in Internal Medicine at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis and then completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He currently practices in Quincy, Illinois as the only Endocrinologist in his group. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He enjoys fishing and pond swimming with his wife and six boys.

Dr. Higgins has no disclosures. 


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