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Internal Medicine Alert (Vol. 37, No. 12) - June 28, 2015

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Read the Disclosure Information Below, then click Continue to begin testing. Release date: June 2015 Valid through: June 2018 Target Audience This CME activity is intended for the internist/family physician. Subjects Can CPAP Treatment Prevent Dementia? Obesity Paradox and Diabetes PCSK9: A Major New Advance in Cholesterol-Lowering Therapy Pharmacology Update: Memantine HCI and Donepezil HCI Capsules (Namzaric) Clinical Briefs: Treatment of Depression: Sometimes Its Hard to Beat Placebo; The National Osteoporosis Foundation Guideline on Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis; and Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction is Associated with Increased Fracture Risk Objectives Describe new findings in differential diagnosis and treatment of various diseases Describe the advantages, disadvantages and controversies surrounding the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease Identify cost-effective treatment regimens Explain the advantages and disadvantages of new disease screening procedures. Credit Available Physicians Maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits 2.0 AOA Category 2-B credits 1.0 AAFP Credits Sponsor This activity is sponsored by AHC Media. Accreditation Statement AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation Physicians AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.0 AOA Category 2-B credits. Internal Medicine Alert has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.0Prescribedcredit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP accreditation begins January 1, 2015. Term of approval is for one year from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Faculty Listing EDITOR Stephen A. Brunton , MD Adjunct Clinical Professor University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill ASSOCIATE EDITORS James Chan , PharmD, PhD Pharmacy Quality and Outcomes Manager, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA William T. Elliott , MD, FACP Chair, Formulary Committee, Northern California Kaiser Permanente; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Ken Grauer , MD Professor Emeritus in Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida Rahul Gupta , MD, MPH, FACP Clinical Assistant Professor, West Virginia University School of Medicine Charleston, WV Seema Gupta , MD, MSPH Primary Care Physician, Charleston, WV Harold L. Karpman , MD, FACC, FACP Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine Louis Kuritzky , MD Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville Martin S. Lipsky , MD Adjunct Professor, Institute on Aging, School of Community Health, Portland State University; Dean Emeritus, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Rockford Joseph E. Scherger , MD, MPH Vice President, Primary Care, Eisenhower Medical Center; Clinical Professor, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Penny Tenzer , MD Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Chief of Service, Family Medicine, University of Miami Hospital University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Allan J. Wilke , MD, MA Professor and Chair Program Director Department of Family Medicine Western Michigan University School of Medicine, Kalamazoo PEER REVIEWER Gerald Roberts , MD Senior Attending Physician Long Island Jewish Medical Center NS/LIJ Health Care System New Hyde Park, NY Financial Disclosure Financial Disclosure: Internal Medicine Alerts editor, Stephen Brunton , MD, is a retained consultant for Abbott, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Meda Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, and Teva; he serves on the speakers bureau of AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen, Lilly, Novo Nordisk, and Teva. Peer reviewer Gerald Roberts , MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Karpman reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Dr. Kuritzky reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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Learning Format 2 Hours
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Family Medicine Primary Care Internal Medicine