bariatric surgery

Updates on Bariatric Surgery

Drs. Caroline M. Apovian and Louis J. Aronne examine the 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults, paying special attention to the recommendation to advise obese adults who meet criteria that surgery may be an option in “Updates in Bariatric Surgery: Guidelines, Patient Selection,” presented by...

insulin injection

Using Case Studies to Personalize Insulin Treatment Initiation and Therapies

Incorporating more insulin into a patient’s treatment plan can be difficult. In “Overcoming Barriers to Insulin Intensification: Case Discussions – Part 1,” diabetes experts address issues surrounding initial insulin treatment by examining case studies with the goal of helping clinicians learn how to approach common clinical scenarios. Presenters for this...

diabetes eye health

Telemedicine and Diabetes: The role physicians play with diabetic eye health

Primary care providers are often the first line of defense when it comes to diabetic eye health, according to physicians in the presentation “Diabetic Retinopathy: Role of the Primary Care Provider in the Optimal Care Model – Strategies for Prevention and Risk Reduction,” a CME video for the education summit...

multiple sclerosis

Updates in Multiple Sclerosis Management: ECTRIMS 2015

The 31st Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) conference, held October 7 through October 10, 2015, in Barcelona, Spain, featured presentations on personalized therapies, updated clinical trials, risk management, and therapeutic strategies for multiple sclerosis treatments. The treatments are likely to be ones...

diabetic retinopathy

An Ophthalmologist’s Role in Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy treatment requires a team approach. A care team comprises primary care physicians, endocrinologists, ophthalmologists and other specialists. To gain insights into the emerging approaches from the ophthalmologist’s perspective, DiabetesSeries Live created “Achieving Better Outcomes for Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy: The Expanding Role of the Ophthalmologist.” This interactive presentation...

epilepsy

Epilepsy Quality Measures

The 2014 update to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Epilepsy Quality Measures focuses on seven guidelines that have a greater emphasis on recording and intervention than the previous 2009 measures, according to medical experts in "Adhering to the Epilepsy Quality Measurement Set Update," a CME video presentation...

lennox gastaut syndrome

Identifying and Treating Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome is a form of childhood epilepsy that requires careful diagnosis, treatment and transitional management into adulthood. In "Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Across the Lifespan: Improving Diagnosis and Management," a presentation from NeuroSeriesLive, experts Gregory L. Krauss, MD, from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and John M. Pellock, MD, at Virginia...

alzheimers

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Management

After more than three decades of using the same diagnostic criteria, recent research yielded a new set of standards for Alzheimer's diagnosis. This new criteria impacts treatment strategies and offers hope for improving patient outcomes, according to medical experts in "Alzheimer's Disease in 2015: Diagnosis and Management Across the Disease...

lennox gastaut syndrome CME

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) Across the Lifespan

Lennox-GastautSyndrome (LGS) Virtual CME Symposium Live, Complimentary Online Medical Education Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon ET Featured Speakers Gregory L. Krauss, MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine John M. Lellock, MD Virginia Commonwealth University   Topics include Disease characteristics that may suggest a patient has...

Dementia CME

Understanding Dementia: A Physician Q&A

Our recent event, "New Direction in the Assessment and Management of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease" was a success with several hundred doctors attending the interactive online broadcast. We compiled a Q&A section of questions from clinicians about the latest treatments, diagnostic options, and other related questions about dementia and Alzheimer's....