The Aging Patient: Endocrinology for the Ages
This online enduring material is a reproduction of the live session that was held at the 2017 AACE Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.
All physicians and allied health professionals interested in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine-related diseases.
- 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
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.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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- Promotes improvements or quality in healthcare;
- Is Valid, reliable and accurate;
- Offers balanced presentations that are free of commercial bias for or against a product/service;
- Is vetted through a process that resolves any conflicts of interest of planners, teachers or authors;
- Is driven and based on learning needs, not commercial interests;
- Addresses the stated objectives or purpose; and
- Is evaluated for its effectiveness in meeting the identified educational need.
A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT that:
- Supports learners’ ability to meet their individual needs;
- Respects and attends to any special needs of the learners;
- Respects the diversity of groups of learners; and
- Is free of promotional, commercial and/or sales activities.
- Relevant financial relationships planners, teachers and authors have with commercial interests related to the content of the activity; and
- Commercial support (funding or in-kind resources) of the activity.
Date of Original Release: Friday, May 5, 2017
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- 2.75 AMA
- 2.75 Attendance