DIABESITY DIALOGUES: Patient Perspectives for PCPs - Tackling the Treatment Paradigms of Obesity, T2D, and Other Metabolic Disorders

Course Description

There is an urgent need for effective intervention by healthcare professionals (HCPs) to address the twin epidemics of Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity. Tune into the Diabesity Dialogues vodcast, where renowned physicians, Dr. Robert Kushner, MD, and Dr. Jamy Ard, MD, provide valuable insights on treatment initiation, intensification, and the effective management of diabesity in the presence of other comorbidities. Hear how our esteemed hosts harness the power of social media and discuss the latest information on GLP-1 receptor agonists (RA) and dual GIP/GLP-1 RAs and dispel potential misinformation. In this special feature, tune into patient voices from social media and learn practical tips to enhance patient-centered care and be at the forefront of transformative practices. Don’t miss this opportunity to join this cutting-edge conversation.

Ep 1: Benefits Associated with Early Treatment Initiation and Intensification
In this episode, join our esteemed faculty experts as they shed light on the expanding role of primary care physicians in providing comprehensive care to patients with Type 2 diabetes (T2D). Gain valuable insights into best practices for monitoring glucose control and discover how our experts initiate crucial conversations with patients at the time of diagnosis and treatment initiation. Listen to personal stories shared by individuals living with T2D and hear our expert faculty provide practical tips on starting the conversation through actionable advice to optimize patient care.

Ep 2: Twin Epidemics: Prioritization of Obesity as a Treatment Target in T2D
In this episode, join our esteemed faculty experts as they highlight the significance of prioritizing obesity as a treatment target in the management and care of Type 2 diabetes (T2D), delve into the latest clinical evidence surrounding new and emerging pharmacotherapies for weight management, and T2D treatment, and offer practical tips on continuing the conversation by dispelling misconceptions about novel treatments.

Ep 3: It Takes a Village: The Need for Effective Management of T2D and Comorbid Conditions
In this episode, join our esteemed faculty experts as they delve into the realm of effective Type 2 diabetes (T2D) management and comorbidity care and provide strategies to mitigate side effects associated with new and emerging treatments, to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Learn the art of collaborative goal-setting with patients by hearing their personal stories. In addition, faculty experts will provide practical approaches and valuable advice in fostering interprofessional teams to continue the conversation.

Ep 4: Individualizing Care in T2D: Utilizing Patient-reported Outcomes and Shared Decision-Making
In this final episode, join our esteemed faculty experts as they delve into the art of individualizing treatments through shared decision-making. Join us as we explore the importance of considering patient preferences, goals, and values in order to enhance patient satisfaction and adherence to treatment plans. Listen to real-life patient experiences shared through social media and expert faculty provide invaluable advice on evolving the conversation towards a patient-centric approach to T2D and obesity care.

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