Insulin Resistance in Latinos: A Nationwide Epidemic

Austin, TX US
May 5, 2017

If you attended the Insulin Resistance in Latinos: A Nationwide Epidemic 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

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).

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to define insulin resistance in Type 1 diabetes
  • Learn how to recognize insulin resistance in patients living with Type 1 diabetes, and how it is different in the Latino population
  • Learn possible interventions to reduce insulin resistance in Type 1 diabetes
  • Recognize the clinical impact of type 2 diabetes in Mexico
  • The metabolic response of the new therapies for type 2 diabetes in Latino populations
  • The impact of some therapies to cardiovascular events in Latino populations
  • Understand differences in prevalence of diabetes mellitus among Hispanic/Latino populations
  • Identify factors that mediate risk for diabetes mellitus among Hispanic/Latino populations
  • Discuss potential areas of research on mechanisms of disease and prevention
  • Identify subtle form of Cushing's syndrome
  • Review the influence of spectrum bias in the diagnostic performance of screening tests used to identify Cushing's syndrome
  • Propose an approach to the treatment/long term follow up of patients with suspected mild Cushing syndrome
  • Understand the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of Ectopic ACTH-producing tumors 
  • Make proper use of information on diagnostic and therapeutic tools available today
  • Realize the need for a long term and comprehensive follow up of functioning neuroendcrine tumor
Additional information
Available for MOC Points?: 
Practice Area: 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 MOC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/05/2017 - 2:15pm
Event ends: 
05/05/2017 - 5:00pm
AACE Annual Meeting
500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Myriam Z. Allende- Vigo, MD; Valentin Sánchez, MD; Raquel N. Faradji, MD; Guillermo González Gálvez, MD; Alejandro R. Ayala, MD; Claudia Ramirez Rentería, 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

  • 2.75 MOC

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Please login or register to take this course.