Ms. Kruger has been a certified nurse practitioner in diabetes at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI, for more than 35 years. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Boston College, in Boston, MA. Her role includes both clinical practice and research, and she is board-certified in both primary care and advanced diabetes management. Ms. Kruger has been a co-investigator on numerous studies of diabetes interventions and care, including the National Institutes of Health-funded multicenter EDIC and ACCORD trials. She lectures extensively throughout the United States on maximizing outcomes in diabetes and diabetes management.
She is a past Chair of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Research Foundation and has served on the ADA Research Policy Committee. She is also an ADA Past President, Health Care and Education. She has published more than 50 abstracts, articles, and chapters on diabetes management and authored the 2006 second edition of The Diabetes Travel Guide. She has also served as editor-in-chief of two American Diabetes Association (ADA) journals, Diabetes Spectrum and Clinical Diabetes.
Mark Stolar, MD, is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, General Internal Medicine, and Geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Dr Stolar received his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago. He completed his fellowship in Endocrinology at the Northwestern University Medical School and his residency in internal medicine at Lutheran General Hospital. Dr Stolar is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, and internal medicine.
Dr Stolar’s academic interests include diabetes, lipid disorders, and thyroid disease. A highly regarded speaker, he is actively involved in physician education in the area of diabetes and CV disease and has both written and presented in the US and internationally in those areas. He is currently president of the Endocrine Fellows Foundation and is actively involved in enhancing career opportunities for trainees in Endocrinology.
Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE
Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell University
Dr. Morales is in private practice with the Advanced Internal Medicine Group in East Hills, NY. After having graduated from UMDNJ-NJ Medical School, his medical training included residencies at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and North Shore University Hospital where he served as Chief Medical Resident. In addition to numerous publications, he has served as principal investigator for several different studies and clinical trials. He is active in the educational sector and presents at continuing education symposia both nationally and internationally. Dr. Morales serves as clinical instructor for several nurse practitioner programs, physician assistant programs, and the internal medicine residency program at Northwell Health at North Shore University Hospital and Winthrop University Hospital. He is a also Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University.
Joshua Kilbridge, President Kilbridge Associates San Francisco, CA
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, and its prevalence has been increasing. The disease is characterized by progressive failure of pancreatic β-cell function, leading to increasing difficulty in maintaining glycemic control. Even with multiple oral antidiabetic drugs, many patients need insulin therapy to achieve and maintain glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) targets.
Early initiation of insulin therapy can reduce morbidity in patients with T2DM, but in practice, insulin therapy is underused. Using video clips taken from a live studio broadcast presented as part of Emerging Challenges in Primary Care 2018, this activity will identify the barriers of clinicians and patients for early initiation of insulin therapy, the current available basal and ultrabasal insulins, and how to develop strategies for initiation and intensification of therapies and improve patient adherence.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST:
Mark Stolar, MD serves on the speakers bureau for AstraZeneca.
Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE serves on the speakers bureau and as a consultant for Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Janssen, and Abbott.
Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM serves on the advisory board for Novo Nordisk, Abbott, Eli Lilly and Company, Sanofi US, Janssen, Dexcom, and Intarcia. Davida also serves on the speakers bureau for Janssen, Valeritas, AZ, BI/Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Dexcom, Lilly, Abbott, and Insulet. Additionally, she serves on the grants research team for AZ, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Hemsley Foundation, Dexcom, Lexicon, Abbott and has stock in Dexcom.
Gregg Sherman, MD, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Sandy Bihlmeyer, M.Ed., has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Michelle Frisch, MPH, CHCP, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Sheila Lucas, CWEP, has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
Josh Kilbridge has no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
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NACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.75 hours of pharmacology).
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