Minnesota-Midwest Regional Annual Meeting

Saturday, November 9, 2013
7:00 - 8:00am Registration / Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05am Introductions / Overview
8:05 - 8:50am Bariatric Surgery in Diabetes Management
John Bantle, MD
  1. To describe the effects of weight loss in overweight and obese persons with type 2 diabetes.
  2. To review medical approaches to weight loss.
  3. To review surgical approaches to weight loss.
8:50 - 9:35am Transplant Endocrinology Cases
Pankaj Shah, MD
  1. Enumerate endocrine problems in people undergoing transplantation.
  2. Explain unwanted side effects of transplant medications on health.
  3. Explain unwanted side effects of transplant medications on health laboratory tests.
  4. Explain interactions of drugs in people undergoing transplantation.
9:35 - 10:05am Break
10:05 - 10:50am Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
Peter J. Tebben, MD
  1. Review the causes of and current standard of care for hypoparathyroidism.
  2. Understand treatment complications of hypoparathyroidism.
  3. Become familiar with studies demonstrating the utility of parathyroid hormone (PTH 1-34 and PTH 1-84) in the treatment of hypoparathyroidism.
10:50 - 11:35am Hyperthyroidism Guidelines Applied to Special Situations - Graves' Ophthalmopathy and Pregnancy
Marius N. Stan, MD, MSc
  1. Describe the creation of the guidelines
  2. Discuss interaction between Graves' ophthalmopathy and GD management.
  3. Discuss definition and management of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy.
11:35 - 12:00 pm Break
12:00 - 12:45pm Lunch
12:45 - 3:15pm ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Learning Session: 2013 Endocrinology Update
Moderators: Elizabeth Haglind, MBBS, FACE
Tasma Harindhanavudh, MD
Wayne Leebaw, MD, FACE

The primary purpose of the Learning Sessions is to facilitate completion of ABIM medical knowledge modules by board-certified internists and subspecialists of internal medicine in order for them to receive Maintenance of Certification credit. Learning Sessions are conducted in an interactive group setting with educational support, and are led by ABIM-certified physicians. The moderators of this session are Dr. Elizabeth Haglind, Dr. Tasma Harindhanavudh, and Dr. Wayne Leebaw.

Participants who are enrolled in ABIM's Maintenance of Certification program can order a copy of the 2013 Update in Endocrinology Module from ABIM's website and transfer and submit the answers discussed during the Learning Session to ABIM for scoring. Participants will have access to a score report that confirms whether or not the module was completed successfully. Those who complete the module successfully will receive 10 points for completing a 30-question module toward ABIM's Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge requirement for Maintenance of Certification. You must be enrolled in ABIM's Maintenance of Certification program to submit completed medical knowledge modules for scoring, feedback reports, and eligibility to receive Maintenance of Certification points and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

For additional information about the ABIM Maintenance of Certification program requirements, visit ABIM's website or call ABIM Customer Service, 800-441-ABIM. To enroll in Maintenance of Certification go to your password-protected "Home Page" in the Physician Login section of ABIM's website. Once enrolled, you will be able to order an ABIM medical knowledge module from your home page.
Minnesota/Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting
November 9, 2013

St. Paul Hotel
350 Market Street
St. Paul, MN 55102

Program Committee
John T. Chow, MD, FACE - Program Chair
Anne M. Rosenberg, MD, FACE - President
Brian A. Swiglo, MD

To make reservations, contact the reservations department at (651) 292-9292
St. Paul Hotel
350 Market Street
St. Paul, MN 55102

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 Minnesota/Midwest 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 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The material presented during the Minnesota/Midwest Chapter of AACE Annual Meeting is being made available by the Minnesota/Midwest 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 Minnesota/Midwest Chapter of AACE, AACE, or its governing body. Therefore, the Minnesota/Midwest 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 and other interested healthcare professionals in the states of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. .

Commercial Support
Corporate supporters will be listed in the syllabus..

Registration Fees
Registration is complimentary for all attendees.

Onsite registration will be available on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the St. Paul Hotel in the Promenade foyer.


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