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Credit Designation Statement
The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
It is the policy of the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education that all faculty, instructors, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
Dr. Kuritzky receives consultant/advisor fees from Boehringer Ingelheim; Eli Lilly and Company; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; and sanofi-aventis.
Dr. Peters serves on the speakers' bureaus for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company/AstraZeneca Partnership; and Novo Nordisk. She receives consultant fees from Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc.; Becton, Dickinson and Company; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company/AstraZeneca Partnership; Eli Lilly and Company; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Medtronics, Inc.; Novo Nordisk; and sanofi-aventis. She has received a research grant from Medtronics, Inc.
Non-faculty: Jason LeDune, MS; Tara Frate; Jennifer Hughes; Sandy Breslow; Jill McNair; and Katelynn Steck hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
This enduring material has been peer-reviewed by The American Journal of Medicine.
This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Novo Nordisk and Lilly. For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit www.lillygrantoffice.com.
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Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity. The participant must read the learning objectives and enduring material and must answer the multiple-choice online post-test. Please complete the evaluation form, which provides each participant with the opportunity to comment on the quality of the instructional process, the perception of enhanced professional effectiveness, the perception of commercial bias, and his/her views on future educational needs. A score of at least 75% is required to successfully complete this activity. Credit is available through November 19, 2015.
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