Diabetes and Kidney Disease

This course will a comprehensive review of the management of diabetic kidney disease (DKD), including discussions of blood pressure control, new biomarkers and hypoglycemia agents on DKD development and progression.

Target Audience

Nephrologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Medicine Physicians, Internists, Hospitalists, Endocrinologists, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals

Learning Objectives

• Summarize the guidelines for screening and management of diabetic kidney disease (DKD).
• Explain the contribution of blood pressure control with different agents on DKD development and progression.
• Describe how new biomarkers can help to stratify patients.
• Summarize the contribution of different hypoglycemia agents on DKD development and progression.

Additional information
  • Williams, J. K. Y. (2017). Management Strategies for Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes. Nursing Clinics, 52(4), 575-587.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Katz Family Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Director, Peggy and Harold Katz Family Drug Discovery Center
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D., indicated that she has relevant financial relationships and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.
Grant/Research Support: Roche, Boehringer Ingelheim
Consultant: Variant Pharmaceutical, Ono, Pfeizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Roche, Merck and Johnson and Johnson.
Stock Shareholder: Variant Pharmaceuticals

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida 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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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