A Family Physician's Guide to Chronic Kidney Disease: Evolving Strategies and Emerging Data

CME: 1.5

Target Audience

This online, enduring educational program is directed toward primary care physicians, diabetologists, nephrologists, cardiologists, certified diabetes educators, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with CKD.

Activity Overview

This online, on-demand virtual symposium brings together experts in the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with type 2 diabetes in the primary-care setting. In this educational program, these experts describe renoprotective strategies that may be employed by the family practice physician. The program concludes with a presentation of cases that illustrate the approaches and treatments most likely to lead to improved patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Describe recommended diagnostic practices for CKD in patients with type 2 diabetes
  • Identify CKD as a unique disease with high risk of cardiovascular and renal comorbidities
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and other therapies under investigation for treatment of patients with CKD
  • Recognize the complex pathophysiology of CKD and emerging approaches to intervene in disease progression

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