"Social Determinants of Health:
Race and Diabetes"
Date of Posting:
Oct 10, 2013
Date of Expiration:
Oct 9, 2015
Leonard E Egede, MD, MS
At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Discuss the necessity of a comprehensive approach treating the ABCs (A1c
levels, blood pressure, and cholesterol) in diabetic patients and outline the
guideline-recommended treatment goals for A1c levels, blood pressure, and LDL
cholesterol in African American patients with diabetes
• Identify barriers to achieving triple control in African Americans with diabetes
(ie, medication cost), as well as practical solutions to overcoming these barriers
In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity is required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices are asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation. Dr. Egede has no financial disclosures relevant to this presentation.
The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Participants must achieve 75% on the post-test questions in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.
For additional information, contact Ragan DuBose-Morris, Director of Learning Services, for the South Carolina AHEC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-792-9429.