Diabetic Nephropathy

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

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: 
10/31/2021

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

Gaspar Alejandro Barreto-Torrella, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

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 is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
             
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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