Diabetic Nephropathy

Learners will review the clinical manifestations leading to the development and stage progression of diabetic nephropathy and evolving therapeutic approaches.

Original Release Date: November 2018
Review Date: October 2021

Target Audience

Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Pharmacists and other interested healthcare practitioners.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the prevalence of diabetic nephropathy and recognize its role as a major contributor to end-stage kidney disease in the U.S.
  • Recognize the clinical manifestations leading to the development and stage progression of diabetic nephropathy.
  • Utilize evolving therapeutic approaches to the treatment of diabetic nephropathy, including new diabetes drugs, dialysis and kidney transplantation.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Gallagher, H., & Suckling, R. J. (2016). Diabetic nephropathy: where are we on the journey from pathophysiology to treatment? Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 18(7), 641-647.
  • Duran-Salgado, M. B., & Rubio-Guerra, A. F. (2014). Diabetic nephropathy and inflammation. World journal of diabetes, 5(3), 393.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
11/01/2018
Course expires: 
10/31/2022

Gaspar Alejandro Barreto-Torrella, M.D.
Nephrologist
Baptist, South Miami and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Gaspar Alejandro Barreto-Torrella, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Arturo Fridman, M.D., conference director of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose. 

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

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
  • 0.75 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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