Heart Failure: The Frequent, Forgotten and Fatal Complication of Type 2 Diabetes
If you attended the Heart Failure: The Frequent, Forgotten and Fatal Complication of Type 2 Diabetes session held Friday, May 5, 2017 at the AACE Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, please proceed to attempt this assessment for ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credit. To begin, select the red 'Take Course' tab. You must be logged in to access the assessment.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.75 MOC points 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.
Only those who receive a passing score will be eligible for 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).
- Describe the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in hospitalized heart failure patients
- Interpret the etiology of heart failure in the type 2 diabetic subject
- Recognize the cause for the poor outcomes in type 2 diabetic subjects with heart failure
- Review the epidemiology of heart failure in diabetes
- Explore the pathogenesis of heart failure in diabetes
- Examine the detrimental and beneficial effects of anti-hyperglycemic agents
- Recognize the presentation of autonomic dysfunction
- Understand the value of diagnosing and predicting cardiovascular outcome
- Learn an algorithm for diabetes management that incorporates autonomic dysfunction
David Bell, MD; Richard E. Gilbert, MD; Aaron I. Vinik, MD
- 2.75 MOC