New Jersey Annual Meeting

Friday, November 1, 2013
6:30-8:00 p.m. Dinner Program: Management Update for Patients with Acromegaly (non-CME)
8:00-9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Saturday, November 2, 2013
8:00-8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks & Pre-test Questions
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.
9:00-10:00 a.m. AGEs in Diabetes and Aging: A paradigm shift
Helen Vlassara, MD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Identify a major source of oxidants and pro-inflammatory agents and how they contribute to diabetes and age related diseases.
  2. Recognize the role of innate defense loss in aging and chronic diseases.
  3. Identify novel strategies that prevent and/or intervene with these health problems.
10:00-11:00 a.m. Diabetic Kidney Disease - Incidence, Progression, Management
Gary Striker, MD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Understand the populations at risk for Diabetic Kidney Disease.
  2. Identify factors that promote the onset of Diabetic Kidney Disease in those at risk.
  3. Identify the interventions that have been shown to reduce the progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease.
11:00-11:30 a.m. Break
11:30-12:30 p.m. Adrenal Incidentalomas
Norman Ertel, MD, MACP
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Clinically define and assess the incidentally discovered adrenal mass.
  2. Develop a logical biochemical and radiologic approach to these masses.
  3. Determine the need for surgical removal of the adrenal mass.
12:30-1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45-2:45 p.m. Novel Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes
Laurence Kennedy MD, FRCP
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Describe the potential beneficial and adverse effects of SGLT2 inhibitors.
  2. Evaluate potential impact of bariatric surgery in type 2 diabetes.
  3. Evaluate the potential effects of newer insulin preparations.
2:45-3:45 p.m. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: An Update
Andrew Paul DeFilippis, MD, MSc
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Understand how to estimate a patient's cardiovascular risk.
  2. Understand how to implement a cardiovascular primary prevention plan for individual patients.
  3. Understand how to implement a cardiovascular secondary prevention plan for individual patients.
3:45-4:15 p.m. Break
4:15-5:15 p.m. Performance Enhancing Drug Abuse in Males: How to deal with the endocrinological, reproductive, and metabolic side effects
Darius Paduch, MD, PhD
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Learn about endocrinological differences, synthesis, detection methods, and end organ action of performance enhancing drugs.
  2. Prevalence of steroids abuse, metabolic and reproductive side effects, underlying psychological issues in use of anabolic steroids
  3. Learn about available drugs and methods to wean client of performance enhancing drugs, reversability of infertility and compliance with treatment.
5:15-5:30 p.m. Post-test Questions
Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
  1. Measure learning that occurred that will enable the use of new healthcare techniques and practices and to review or confirm existing care modalities.
5:30 p.m. Adjourn
New Jersey-AACE 2013 Annual Meeting
November 1-2, 2013


Location:
Hilton Woodbridge
120 Wood Ave. South
Iselin, NJ

Program Committee:
Cheryl R. Rosenfeld, DO, FACP, FACE - President/ Program Chair
Maya Raghuwanshi, MD, MPH, FACP, FACE - Vice President
David Bleich, MD, FACP - Secretary/Treasurer
Felice A. Caldarella, MD, FACP, CDE, FACE - Immediate Past President
Jeffrey Bauman, MD, FACE, ECNU
Navtika R. Desai, DO, FACE
Wanda Dawn Ryan, MD, FACE
Sunil J. Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, FCCP, FRCP, FACE

Target Audience:
Endocrinologists and other interested allied healthcare professionals in New Jersey.

Accommodations:
To make reservations, contact the Hilton Woodbridge reservations department at 732-494-4964 and identify yourself as part of the New Jersey Chapter of AACE Annual Meeting to receive our group rate of $118 single/double. The room block will be held until October 18, 2013.

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

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 New Jersey 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 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Cancellation / No-show Policy
Cancellations received at least two weeks in advance of scheduled activity will be refunded less a 10% processing fee, with a minimum fee of $10. Cancelations received after this date will not be refunded except in extenuating circumstances in which case a request must be made in writing and reviewed by the Chapter President.

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