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Multiple Small Feedings of the Mind: Cardiology, Diabetes, and Obesity & Nutrition


  1. Which patients should be considered for PCSK9 inhibitor therapy? What are the important side effects of therapy, and how does it affect statin dosing?
  2. What is the prognostic value of coronary artery calcium scores, and how should it guide additional testing?
  3. What is the most cost-effective approach to evaluating a patient with suspected heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF)?


  1. Which anti-diabetic agents have evidence for cardiovascular benefit? For weight loss?
  2. How should patient comorbidities affect choice of non-insulin anti-diabetic agents?
  3. What is the best management approach to a patient with pre-diabetes?

Obesity and Nutrition

  1. Which diets are supported by the best evidence for maintaining long-term weight loss and/or preventing onset of diabetes and cardiovascular disease?
  2. What is the most evidence-based approach for selecting weight loss agents and identifying duration of treatment?
  3. How should primary care practitioners monitor patients who have had bariatric procedures for long-term complications? Of which long-term surgical complications should they be aware?

- Presenter(s): Rachel P. Brook MD, Member; Venkatesh K. Raman MD; Matthew J. Freeby MD; Fatima Cody Stanford MD, FACP, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FTOS

- Session Length: 90 Minutes


About Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 (CME 75)

The Internal Medicine 2018 CME 75 Package, available through PlaybackACP, includes audio synced with slide presentations from 75 of the best sessions in general internal medicine and the subspecialties delivered during the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2018. Stream the sessions to your device or download for offline playback, answer multiple-choice quizzes, and earn CME credit and ABIM MOC points all from your web browser or favorite mobile device.

Please note that CME/MOC is only available to purchasers of the specified packages, e.g., CME 75 or CME 15.



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