The Aging Patient: Endocrinology for the Ages
If you attended the The Aging Patient: Endocrinology for the Ages 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).
- Discuss the heterogeneity of older adults with diabetes.
- Discuss the interaction of duration of diabetes, comorbidities, functional status, and vulnerability to hypoglycemia on the balance of potential benefits and harms of treatment of diabetes.
- List several major research gaps in understanding how best to treat older patients with diabetes.
- Hypogonadism and the skeletal muscle
- The effects of testosterone on anabolic functions
- The possible role of testosterone supplementation in hypogonadism related to aging
- Recognize the importance of sarcopenia in diabetes
- Know the role of testosterone in sarcopenia
- Have a plan to treat sarcopenia
- Examine the evidence for a role of the endocrine system in the aging process
- Explain the most popular anti-aging targets
- Discuss with patients and peers of future status of endocrine-based anti-aging treatments
Robert M. Palmer, MD; M. Sue Kirkman, MD; Sandeep Dhindsa, MD; John E. Morley, MB, BCh; S. Sethu Reddy, MD
- 2.75 MOC