This course includes:
- Video presentation by a leading expert
- Pre- and post-exams to measure your understanding
- CME and MOC claiming online
Andrew Muir, MD
Andrew Muir is a pediatric endocrinolgist, the Marcus Professor of Pediatrics, and the Director of Pediatric Endocrinology at Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He completed a Pediatrics residency at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children and his training in Pediatric Endocrinology was completed at Washington University and the University of Florida. He has been combining clinical and academic efforts in Florida and Georgia for 30 years. His main research focus has been on type 1 diabetes, but as a practicing endocrinologist in the Southeastern US, he leads a group that cares for over 400 children with type 2 diabetes.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe trends of the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American youth
- Recognize modifiable and non-modifiable epidemiological risk factors for type 2 diabetes and its complications
- Extrapolate the burden of type 2 diabetes in youth on American society with respect to healthcare utilization and lost productivity
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
Your participation information will be shared with the ACCME, which will in turn report your points to ABIM. Successful completion of a course examination is required to earn ABIM MOC points.
ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
The American College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Endocrinology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.