Mindy Visit 1: 19-year-old female with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes

Curriculum:
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Credits:
0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Launch Date:
02-Dec-09
Expiration Date:
The accreditation for this activity has expired.

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William M. Sullivan, MD

William M. Sullivan, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Staff Physician
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA

William M. Sullivan, MD, is staff physician at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. In addition, he is on staff at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Needham, and is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Sullivan received a Bachelors degree from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts, and received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed his internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (in Philadelphia) and then his residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center (at Lackland AFB, Texas). Dr Sullivan completed diabetes/endocrinology fellowships at both Joslin Diabetes Center and Yale-New Haven Hospital (Connecticut). He is board certified with a subspecialty certification in endocrinology and metabolism.

Kenneth Snow, MD, MBA

Kenneth Snow, MD, MBA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician Advisor, Strategic Initiatives
Joslin Diabetes Center
Boston, MA

Kenneth J. Snow, MD, MBA, joined the staff of the Joslin Clinic in Boston in 1994. He is currently the Senior Physician Advisor of Strategic Initiatives and the Director of the Sexual Function Clinic. In addition, he is on the Endocrinology staff at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Snow received a Bachelors degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts and earned his medical degree at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He performed his residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He then completed an endocrinology fellowship at the New England Medical Center Hospitals in Boston. This past year he completed an MBA degree at the University of Massachusetts.
1. Explain the natural patterns of insulin secretory defects seen in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
2. Describe the process of designing individualized insulin treatment regimens in the outpatient setting that balance physiologic needs with patient self-care considerations
3. List common obstacles to insulin initiation and treatment stemming from issues such as culture, self-care ability, and regionalized healthcare delivery issues
4. Provide effective means of overcoming identified obstacles to insulin initiation and treatment
5. Develop and implement office-based systems to facilitate the timely initiation and management of insulin treatment programs
6. Provide people using insulin with appropriate educational support to encourage self-management