Heartland-AACE 4th Annual Meeting

Heartland Chapter of AACE 4th Annual Meeting
Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza
August 23-25, 2013
Kansas City, MO

Friday, August 23
7:00 pm Dinner & Program
Brio Tuscan Grille
502 Nichols Rd, Kansas City, MO
7:30 - 8:30 pm Autonomic Imbalance: Prophet of doom or hope
Aaron Vinik, MD, PhD, FCP, MACP

  • Recognize the presentation of autonomic dysfunction.
  • Understand the value of diagnosing and predicting cardiovascular outcome.
  • Learn an algorithm for diabetes management that incorporates autonomic dysfunction.
Reservations required to attend dinner, contact Julie Cockley for more information.
Saturday, August 24
6:30 - 7:15 am Registration / Breakfast
7:15 - 7:30 am Pre Program Assessment
  • After participating in a pre-meeting assessment tool, attendees will be able to recognize areas of potential shortcoming and strive to improve knowledge and consequential healthcare practices.
7:30 - 9:30 am Risk Adapted Management of Thyroid Cancer & Case Study
R. Michael Tuttle, MD

  • Describe an approach to estimating the risk of recurrence and death in thyroid cancer.
  • Describe how the initial risk assessment influences early management.
  • Describe how response to therapy assessment modifies initial risk estimates and alter management.
9:30- 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:00 am The Barrier of Hypoglycemia in Diabetes
Philip E. Cryer, MD

  • Understand that iatrogenic hypoglycemia is the limiting factor in the glycemic management of diabetes.
  • Know the clinical concept of hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure in diabetes.
  • Apply that understanding and knowledge to reducing the risk of hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes.
11:00 - 12:00 pm Trends and Controversies in the Management of Thyroid Cancer
Lawrence T. Kim, MD, FACS

  • Describe the prevalence of undiagnosed thyroid cancer.
  • Understand trends in surgical treatment of thyroid cancer.
  • Understand controversies in postoperative treatment and follow-up of thyroid cancer.
12:00 - 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 - 1:45 pm Weight Management: What works and what does not
Cyrus Desouza, MD, FACP, FACE

  • Review the epidemiology of obesity.
  • Discuss the non-surgical strategies of weight management.
  • Review the results of major/recent weight loss trials.
1:45 - 2:45 pm Using Behavior Modification Strategies and Motivational Interviewing for DM Control
Panel Discussion: Tim Apodaca, Ph.D. / Susana Patton, Ph.D., CDE

  • Appreciate how to use behavior management techniques to strengthen diabetes education sessions with patients.
  • Identify common behavior management techniques and pit-falls to avoid when using these techniques as part of diabetes education sessions with patients.
  • Distinguish between behavior management and motivational interviewing techniques.
  • Recognize the overall style or spirit of motivational interviewing.
  • Identify four general principles of motivational interviewing.
  • Identify the role and importance of specific interview techniques used in MI: open questions, affirmations, reflections, summaries.
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm Ultrasound Sonograms Review: Making sense of ultrasound changes
Whitney Goldner, MD

  • Know the worrisome characteristics of thyroid nodules on thyroid ultrasound.
  • Know how to image parathyroid adenomas.
  • Know the worrisome characteristics of cervical lymph nodes.
4:00 - 5:00 pm Dyslipidemia in the Diabetic Patient
Patrick Moriarty, MD

  • Overview of lipid abnormalities found in the diabetic patient.
  • Protein therapy available to treat dyslipidemia.
  • Future therapy to treat diabetic dyslipidemia.
5:00 - 5:45 pm Reception
6:00 pm *Royals Baseball Game
  *families encouraged to participate
Sunday, August 25
8:00 - 9:00 am The State of Preventing Masculization in Female CAH Infants and Transition of CAH Patients to Adult Life
James Lynn Casey, MD, FAAP

  • Refer pregnant CAH patients appropriately to prevent female ambiguity in affected fetuses.
  • Improve the transition adolescent CAH patients to adult life.
  • Understand causes of premature maturation of children.
9:00 - 10:30 am *Brunch / Business Meeting
10:30 - 11:30 am The Development of a Diabetes Transition Program:
Structure, goals and outcomes
James T. Lane, MD

  • Recognize the components that go into the development of a transition program for patients with diabetes.
  • Learn about outcomes generated from the transition program.
  • Describe short and long-term goals for diabetes transition programs.
11:30 - 12:30 pm Diabetes and Heart Disease
Mikhail Kosiborod, MD

  • Understand the role of diabetes as a risk factor for CVD.
  • Describe the relationship between risk factor modification and outcomes in type 2 diabetes, with focus on glucose control.
  • Understand the CVD outcomes associated with different glucose lowering medication classes.
12:30 - 12:45 pm Post-program Assessment
  • Attendees will be able to measure learning that occurred that will enable the use of new healthcare techniques and practices and to review or confirm existing care modalities.
  * families encouraged to participate
Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza
401 Ward Pkwy
Kansas City, MO 64112

KC Royals Game
Bring the family and join your Heartland AACE colleagues to watch the KC Royals play the Washington Nationals. The ticket price of $8 per person includes the ballgame and $10 in concessions. Children under 32” are free if sitting on an adult lap.

Intercontinental Kansas City at the Plaza
Group rate $149/night single or double occupancy
For reservations:
By phone: 866/856-9717
Online: www.kansascityic.com
Group code: AAC
Cut-off date: July 24, 2013

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the Heartland Chapter of AACE. AACE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Supporters
Commercial supporters will be listed in the program syllabus

The material presented during the Heartland Chapter of AACE meeting is being made available by the Heartland Chapter of AACE for educational purposes only, and does not necessarily represent the only or best method or procedure appropriate for the medical situations discussed. The opinions and views expressed represent the opinions of the presenters and not necessarily those of the Heartland Chapter of AACE, AACE, or its governing body. Therefore, the Heartland Chapter of AACE and AACE disclaim any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to an individual attending this meeting or to any third party for claims based upon the use of techniques and/or products presented by any party at this meeting.

Target Audience
Endocrinologists, pediatric endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, and other allied health professionals interested in the treatment of endocrine disease states living in AR, MO, KS, NE, OK.

Program Planning Committee
Susan Riddle Brian, MD; Heartland AACE President & Program Chair
Ghufran Babar, MD MSc
Robert V. Coleman, MD, FACE
Andjela Drincic, MD
Sripriya Raman, MD
David C Robbins, MD

Registration Fee
AACE Member - $100
Non AACE Member - $150
Non-Physicians - $75
Fellows, Residents - Complimentary

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