Personalized Diabetes Management: Cultural Considerations

Austin, TX US
May 4, 2017

If you attended the Personalized Diabetes Management: Cultural Considerations session held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the AACE Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, please proceed to complete the attendance attestation for ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit. To begin, select the red 'Take Course' tab. You must be logged in to access the attestation.

  • AACE Members: login with the same username/password used for the AACE website.
  • Non-AACE Members: login using the non-member portal if you have an existing non-member account OR create an account if you are new to the AACE Education website.

Once logged in, you will be prompted to enter the access code you received onsite (found on page 7 of the Schedule-at-a-Glance). If you need assistance, please contact

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Please allow two weeks for MOC points to appear within your account on the ABIM website.

Participation information will be shared with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the physiologic changes during Ramadan Fasting
  • Craft a dietary plan that has less impact of blood glucose levels
  • Manage diabetes properly with medications during Ramadan Fasting
  • Creating Awareness of the need for cultural sensitivity is the first step toward providing sensitive and competent diabetes education and management.
  • Using trans cultural algorithms to integrate with standards of care especially in lifestyle interventions of medical nutrition therapy, physical activity , weight loss and behavioral modification therapy
  • Patient-centered care despite of conflicting standardized algorithmic management is necessary to translate the treatment into a compliant personalized therapy.  Personalized  treatment approach in which drugs are tested in a trial-and-error manner to achieve therapeutic targets
Additional information
Available for MOC Points?: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 MOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/04/2017 - 2:15pm
Event ends: 
05/04/2017 - 3:15pm
AACE Annual Meeting
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD; Osama Hamdy, MD;  Shashank R. Joshi, MD

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 MOC

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Please login or register to take this course.