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Exploring CGM: Essentials for Primary Care


Activity Info

Orienting PCPs with CGM devices via guided explanations from faculty and hands-on time with available devices will increase their knowledge of CGM as a tool, their confidence in discussing the CGM data with their patients, and competence in integrating CGM tools into their clinical practice.

CME Information


Activity Title

Exploring CGM: Essentials for Primary Care



Accreditation Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™/CE/ABIM MOC Part 2

Release Date

September 15, 2020

Expiration Date

September 14, 2021

Estimated Time to Complete Activity

60 minutes


Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review traditional approaches to monitoring glucose
  • Discuss continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and the role it plays in managing patients with diabetes
  • Identify patients for whom CGM use is appropriate
  • Interpret CGM results
  • Involve patients in interpretation of CGM results
  • Use CGM results to provide continued support for patients with diabetes in the primary care setting


Archana Sadhu, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Institute for Academic Medicine Houston Methodist

Jay H. Shubrook DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
Primary Care Department
Director of Clinical Research and Diabetes Services
Touro University California

Program Manager & NP
Inpatient Glycemic Control Program
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medicine


  1. There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity
  2. Review the activity objectives and CME/CE information
  3. Complete the cases you are interested in; each case is its own CME/CE activity.
  4. When you have finished completing your chosen cases, complete the online posttest. A score of at least 75% is required to successfully complete this activity. The participant may take the test until successfully passed
  5. Complete the CME/CE evaluation/attestation form, which provides each participant with the opportunity to comment on how participating in the activity will affect their professional practice; the quality of the instructional process; the perception of enhanced professional effectiveness; the perception of commercial bias; and his/her views on future educational needs
    • If you are requesting educational credits or a certificate of participation—your CME/CE certificate will be available for download.
    • If you are requesting ABIM MOC points, your MOC points will be submitted electronically to the ACCME, which will register data and notify certifying boards.


This activity is provided by the American College of Endocrinology in collaboration with The France Foundation.

TThis educational initiative is intended for primary care clinicians who care for patients with diabetes.

As endocrine disorders are on the rise, it’s very important that primary care providers take a role in patient management.

The American College of Endocrinology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists designates this enduring 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.


Maintenance of Certification: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC Medical Knowledge point(s) in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point(s) equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

TIn accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and The France Foundation (TFF) require that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. AACE and TFF resolve all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs. Furthermore, AACE and TFF seek to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. AACE and TFF are committed to providing learners with high-quality CME.

Activity Staff Disclosures
The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at The France Foundation who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty Disclosures
The faculty listed below report that they have relevant financial relationships to disclose:

  • Archana Sadhu, MD, FACE, serves on the speakers bureau for Sanofi Aventis.
  • Jay Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP, serves on an advisory board for Bayer, NovoNordisk and Sanofi.

The following faculty report that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

  • Jane Jeffrie Seley, DNP, MSN, MPH, GNP, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAADE, FAAN

AACE and TFF require CME faculty (speakers) to disclose when products or procedures being discussed are off label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational, and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary, or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty in this activity may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of US Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. AACE and TFF do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. If you have questions, contact the Medical Affairs Department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Abbott, Dexcom, Lilly, and Medtronic.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and The France Foundation present this information for educational purposes only. The content is provided solely by faculty who have been selected because of recognized expertise in their field. Participants have the professional responsibility to ensure that products are prescribed and used appropriately on the basis of their own clinical judgment and accepted standards of care. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The France Foundation, and the commercial supporter(s) assume no liability for the information herein.

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