This course is presented as a live streaming program

This program is offered via live streaming to ensure that you have access to timely CME opportunities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates, Guidance, and Best Practices to Optimize Care for Patients with Diabetes

Anyone who provides care for people with diabetes knows that these patients often have a myriad of comorbidities and complications, and that optimizing their care is frequently complex and challenging. It is with these challenges in mind that Harvard Medical School faculty have developed this CME program, Diabetes and Its Complications.

This program provides comprehensive updates, practice recommendations, and the newest evidence-based strategies for the treatment and care of the person with or at risk for diabetes. By attending, you can ensure that you are current with state-of-the-art approaches to:

  • Diabetes screening
  • Pharmacological management of diabetes, including insulin and non-insulin treatments
  • The latest advances in insulin delivery and glucose monitoring
  • Treating complications and comorbidities, including dyslipidemia, hypertension, obesity, peripheral vascular disease, cardiovascular disease, the diabetic foot, kidney disease, liver disease
  • Lifestyle interventions
  • Care of older patients with diabetes
  • Incorporating recent advances into your practice
  • Challenging cases


Education is focused on optimized patient care and outcomes and improving skills in the following areas:

  • Insulin initiation and intensification: which insulins to choose and why
  • Understanding the new insulins, glucose monitors, and pumps
  • Treating people with type 2 diabetes who are not achieving therapeutic goals
  • Office-based assessment and treatment of comorbidities and complications
  • Individualizing multifaceted approaches to lifestyle modification and weight management
  • Personalizing nutrition plans and exercise prescriptions
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction and care
  • Optimal management of neuropathies and foot disease
  • Managing diabetes in high-risk populations, including pregnant patients and the elderly
  • Understanding the evolving concepts and treatments that will soon impact your day-to-day practice
  • Communicating with, motivating, and sharing resources with patients
Diabetes and Its Complications

In addition to state-of-the-art approaches to diabetes management, this course provides comprehensive updates for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes comorbidities and complications:

  • Dyslipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • PVD
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • The Diabetic Foot
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease


This program has sold out in previous years due to limited seating, but the new virtual platform provides an opportunity for everyone to attend eliminating the need to travel.

*This course will be LIVE STREAMED*

livestreamThe course will be presented in its entirety and includes real-time audience-response questions, live demonstrations and interactive Q&A sessions allowing you to pose specific questions to our expert faculty via online chat.

Special pricing is in effect for this program.

All live-stream sessions are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and ABIM MOC points, as well as other relevant CME credits.

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  • 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 21.50 AAFP Prescribed credits
  • 21.50 ANCC credits
  • 13.75 ANCC Pharmacology credits
  • 8.50 credits of Risk Management Study
  • Commensurate Credits from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the European Union of Medical Specialists


  • Internists
  • Family Physicians
  • Hospitalists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Geriatricians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Certified Diabetes Educators