Michigan Annual Meeting

Friday, October 11, 2013
6:15-7:00pmWelcome Reception
Friday, October 11, 2013
7:00-8:00pm Obesity Dinner Program: New Strategies for Obesity Management: Risk Stratification & Long-term Weight Control
Janet McGill, MD, FACE
 
Objectives:
At the conclusion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:
  • Recognize obesity as a disease, requiring a concerted therapeutic focus.
  • Analyze all three major treatment modalities (lifestyle, medication, surgical) and recognize that they can be intensified to achieve greater degrees of weight loss.
  • Evaluate risk stratification and patient selection for various treatment options to optimize benefit/risk ratio and patient outcomes.
  • Describe the benefits and limitations of recently approved medical therapies for obesity.
  • Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the treatment team.
  • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families.
This is activity is supported by an educational grant from VIVUS, Inc.
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
7:00-8:00am Registration / Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:10am Opening Remarks and Pre-Test Questions
Ved Gossain, MD, FRCP(c), FACP, FACE
Michael Kleerekoper, MD, BS, FACB, FACP, MACE
Berhane Seyoum, MD, MPH
Objectives:
  1. 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.
8:10-9:00am Menopausal Hormone Therapy: What have post-WHI data told us?
Richard J. Santen, MD, FACP
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Understand that menopausal hormone therapy does not cause breast cancer.
  2. Understand the differences between the mechanistic effects of estrogen alone versus estrogen plus a progestin for menopause management.
  3. Understand the concept of tissue selective estrogen complexes as an emerging approach for menopause management.
9:00-9:50am Endocrine Surgery
Gerard Doherty, MD, FACS
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Understand the current controversies in surgical management of papillary thyroid cancer.
  2. Understand the current controversies in the use of minimally invasive techniques for adrenalectomy.
  3. Understand some future areas for clinical research in endocrine surgery.
9:50-10:20am Break
10:20-11:10am Lipids for the Endocrinologist
Michael J. Shea, MD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Describe recent lipid trial results relevant for the endocrinologists.
  2. Illustrate how lipid management is altered by pathophysiologic mechanisms.
  3. Predict recommendations of the new lipid guidelines.
11:10-12:00pm Recent Advances and New Directions in the Management of HIV Infection
Rodger D. MacArthur, MD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Understand the magnitude of the issues in caring for HIV-infected persons today.
  2. Recognize the newer modalities available for treating complications of HIV.
  3. Be aware of the recent epidemiology of HIV infection.
12:00-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-2:20pm Paget's Disease of Bone
Henry G. Bone, MD, FACP, FACE
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Recognize the radiographic appearance of Paget's Disease of Bone, as well as the typical biochemical markers of disease activity.
  2. Recognize the major complications of Paget's Disease of Bone and their management.
  3. Formulate a treatment plan that will take into account contributory disorders, disease severity, extent and activity, as well as surveillance for recurrence or incomplete response.
2:20-3:10pm Precocious Puberty
Arpita Vyas, MBChB, DCH, FAAP
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Recognize timing of normal puberty in children.
  2. Determine causes of precocious puberty.
  3. Understand and formulate management of precocious puberty.
3:10-3:40pm Break
3:40-4:10pm Thyroid Nodules and Lymph Nodes - Their Significance, Ultrasound Appearance and What Should We Biopsy
John C. Crockett, MD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Better understand the ultrasound appearance of benign vs. indeterminate vs. malignant thyroid nodules.
  2. Better understand what thyroid nodules should be biopsied.
  3. Better understand the ultrasound appearance of benign vs. potentially malignant lymph nodes in patient with papillary thyroid cancer.
4:10-4:40pm What Endocrinologists Need to Know About MRI and Lesions of Pituitary and Sella Turcica
J. Kevin DeMarco, MD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Describe the advantages/utility of T1, T2 weighted, and post-contrast MR images.
  2. Review the neuroanatomy of the pituitary and sella turcica.
  3. List the differential diagnosis of sellar/suprasellar/parasellar masses based on location and patient age.
4:40-5:30pm Mechanism of Cholesterol Induced Myocardial Infarction: Evidence of systemic and local arterial inflammation
George S. Abela, MD, MSc, MBA, FACC, FAHA, FNLA
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Describe the status of current mechanisms of heart attacks and strokes.
  2. Describe how the physico chemical effects of cholesterol can induce heart attacks and strokes.
  3. Describes how cholesterol crystals trigger inflammation like other crystaloid diseases (i.e. gout).
5:30-5:45pm Post Test Questions
Objectives:
  1. At the conclusion of the meeting, 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.
5:45pm Adjourn
Michigan-AACE 2013 Annual Meeting
October 11-12, 2013


Location:
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel
21111 Haggerty Road
Novi, Michigan 48375

Program Committee:
Michael Kleerekoper, MD, BS, FACB, FACP, MACE - Co-Chair
Berhane Seyoum, MD, MPH - Co-Chair
Richard Auchus, MD, PhD
Eric Langer, DO, FACOI, FACE
Ved Gossain, MD, FRCP(c), FACP, FACE (ex-officio) - President

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 Michigan 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 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accommodations:
To make reservations, contact Shaina Shamam, with the Sheraton Detroit Novi hotel, at 248-349-6252. In order to receive the discounted group rate of $105/night, please mention MI-AACE Annual Meeting. The cutoff date for the discount rate is September 11, 2013.

Disclaimer:
The material presented during the Michigan Chapter of AACE annual meeting is being made available by the Michigan 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 Michigan Chapter of AACE, AACE, or its governing body. Therefore, the Michigan 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 Michigan.

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