New Jersey Annual Meeting

Friday, September 12, 2014
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception & Hassle Factors Discussion - Informal Session w/ Anita Sumpter
Saturday, September 13, 2014
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45-9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks & Pre Meeting Assessment
  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. †The Emerging Role of the Kidney and SGLT2 Inhibition in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
George Bakris, MD, FASN, FASH
  1. Implement evidence-based guidelines for the detection and diagnosis of prediabetes and T2DM
  2. Describe the role of the kidney in glucose homeostasis and the pathophysiology of T2DM
  3. Describe treatment strategies that target the kidney to reduce hyperglycemia in T2DM, eg, SGLT2 inhibition
  4. Apply evidence-based and individualized management strategies for patients with T2DM
10:00-11:00 a.m. Adrenal Insufficiency during Critical Illness
Baha Arafah, MD
  1. Review physiologic response to major stress
  2. Discuss approaches used in assessing adrenal function
  3. Summarize limitations of current assessment methods
11:00-11:30 a.m. Break
11:30-12:30 p.m. Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lipodystrophy
Rebecca Brown, MD, MHSc
  1. Recognize features of the medical history and physical examination that should increase suspicion for the diagnosis of lipodystrophy
  2. Understand the metabolic complications of lipodystrophy
  3. Understand the role of metreleptin, high dose insulin, and other therapies to treat metabolic complications of lipodystrophy
12:30-1:45 p.m. Lunch / Bussiness Meeting
1:45-2:45 p.m. Mild Hypercortisolism – Workup, Sequelae and Treatment Options
Alice Levine, MD
  1. Understand the incidence, workup and possible hormonal sequelae of adrenal incidentalomas
  2. Review the criteria for diagnosing hypercortisolism, the possible etiologies and the sequelae of even mild hypercortisolism
  3. Understand the cutting edge medical therapies for treating mild hypercortisolism
  4. Apply that knowledge to patients with mild hypercortisolism
2:45-3:45 p.m. Transgender Youth – Lessons from Disorders of Sex Development
Norman Spack, MD
  1. Understand the rationale for treating transgender youth in early puberty
  2. Understand the difference between gender identity and sexual orientation
  3. Give sex steroids by novel methods
3:45-4:15 p.m. Break
4:15-5:15 p.m. Complications of Osteoporosis Therapy
Sunil Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, MBA, FCCP, FACP, FRCP, DSc, FACE
  1. Understand the available drug therapy and their common uses for the treatment of osteoporosis
  2. Be familiar with both common and unusual complications associated with osteoporosis drug therapies
  3. Be knowledgeable in how to minimize complications associated with osteoporosis drugs
5:15-6:15 p.m. Endo Jeopardy
Cheryl Rosenfeld, DO, FACP, FACE
  1. Identify similarities and differences between animal and human endocrine physiology
  2. Recognize clinical signs and histopathology of a variety of endocrine disorders
  3. Understand the historical roots of current medical practice
6:15 – 6:30 p.m. Post Meeting Assessment
  1. 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 moralities
6:30 p.m. Adjourn

†Separate CME session.

New Jersey-AACE 2014 Annual Meeting
September 12-13, 2014

Program Committee

*Cheryl R. Rosenfeld, DO, FACP, FACE; Program Chair

Jeffrey Bauman, MD, FACE, ECNU

David Bleich, MD, FACP

Navtika R. Desai, DO, FACE, ECNU

Maya Raghuwanshi, MD, MPH, FACP, FACE

* Sunil Wimalawansa, MD, PhD, MBA, FCCP, FACP, FRCP, DSc, FACE

*Indicates both a member of the Program Committee and Faculty.


Princeton Marriott at Forrestal

100 College Road East

Princeton, NJ, 08540

Hotel Accommodations

To make reservations, please contact the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal reservations department at (800) 228-9290 or (609) 452-7800 and reference "NJ-AACE Annual Meeting” to receive our group rate of $116 single/double. The room block will be held until August 22, 2014.

Annual Meeting Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider ship 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.

†Separate Cme Session Accreditation Statement

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.

Target Audience

Endocrinologists, internists and other interested healthcare professionals in the state of New Jersey.

Commercial Supporters

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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.

Cancellations/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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