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Rational Goal-Setting and Management of Diabetes in the Elderly

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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OPSO - Oregon
Michael Shannon, MD
53 Minutes
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First presented at the OPSO Annual Primary Care Conference on September 28, 2019. OPSO is pleased to offer this on-demand CME program with Michael Shannon, MD exploring diabetes care for the elderly.


Educational Objectives:

1.  Identify the challenges and barriers to diabetes care in the elderly

2.  Analyze and contrast the ADA-EASD and AACE algorithms for diabetes management, with focus on algorithms’ approach to the elderly where cited in these guidelines

3.  Interpret recent cardiovascular safety studies for diabetes agents

4.  Define goals and A1c targets for the elderly population

Dr. Shannon discloses that he has a financial affiliation with Novo-Nordisk, Eli Lilly, and Boehringer Engelheim.

The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

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All grievances may be directed to OPSO Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.




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Michael H. Shannon, MD, is an endocrinologist and Medical Director with Physicians of Southwest Washington, an Independent Practice Association managing Medicare Advantage and ACO contracts, in Olympia, Washington.  He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington.  He serves on the Editorial Board of Clinical Diabetes, and he is the Chair of the Professional Education Committee for the Washington chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

He served as the System Endocrinology Lead and Chair of the Endocrine/Diabetes Clinical Advancement Team for Providence St. Joseph Health, a 51-hospital integrated health system, from 2011-2018.  He served as the Medical Director for his region’s Accountable Care Network, dedicated to quality metrics and reductions in the total cost of care. 

Dr. Shannon graduated from medical school at the University of California, San Diego, and then he went on to perform an internal medicine residency, geriatrics fellowship, and endocrinology fellowship at the University of Washington. 

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