2017 Clinical Update in Endocrinology Symposium

Endocrine diseases and diabetes are common medical disorders in primary care.  With the obesity epidemic there is an epidemic of diabetes and related metabolic complications such as diabetes and hyperlipidemia.  Diabetes treatment choices have become more complicated, as such so have the guidelines.  Additionally medical treatment for obesity is available with FDA approved medications.  Additionally, medical treatment for obesity is available with FDA-approved medications.  There are new classes of medications to treat hyperlipidemia.

As the population ages the prevalence of osteoporosis has increased.  Additionally there has been an expansion of available treatment options, in addition, to an increase awareness of potential side affects of medications.

Androgen abuse is now a common problem.

Endocrinology and diabetes continues to have ever expanding treatment options, diagnostic tools and understanding of disease pathways.  The role of the primary care provider is critical in the management of endocrine and metabolic disorders.  There is a need for continued knowledge to allow the achievement of treatment guidelines.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 10.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Children’s Hospital and Health System and The Medical College of Wisconsin fully intend to comply with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If any participant of the conference is in need of accommodation, please call (414) 777-7661.

Registration is refundable (less $25.00 processing fee) only if cancellation is received in writing prior to Wednesday, October 27, 2017.

Please note there is a $8.00 non-refundable processing fee on all registrations.


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Course details

Target audience

  • Endocrinologists
  • Internal medicine physicians
  • Family medicine physicians
  • Internal and family medicine residents and endocrinology fellows
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses

Learning objectives

The learner will be educated about:

  1. Current management of diabetes with a goal of improving diabetes care metrics without producing harm.  Use the ever-expanding group of medications properly.
  2. The management of obesity with a goal of decreasing the complications of this difficult problem.  Be able to identify when drugs or surgery are used in addition to lifestyle changes.
  3. The detection and management of androgen abuse with a goal of preventing this from harming their patients.  Be able to list the clues to this condition.
  4. The management and prevention of osteoporosis, other calcium and bone problems with the goal of treating the correct patients and avoiding over-treatment or inappropriate treatment that may lead to harm.  Be able to list who should be treated for osteoporosis.
  5. The management of adrenal nodules which are frequently inappropriately ignored.  The goal is to properly evaluate those that needed evaluation to avoid harm related to ignoring the nodules.  Be able to list the evaluation of an adrenal nodule.
  6. Evaluation of low testosterone levels with a goal of identifying true male hypogonadism with appropriate treatment and avoiding the inappropriate and possibly harmful treatment in men who should not be treated.  Be able to understand the risks and benefits of testosterone treatment.
  7. The diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.  The goal is to optimize management of these patients.  List the management options for this condition.


Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
375 S Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
United States

Faculty & credentials

Fernando Bril, MD

Ty Carroll, MD
James Findling, MD
Megan Haymart, MD
Bradley Javorsky, MD
Beth Lalande, MD
Steven Magill, MD, PhD

Carlos Mendez, MD

Brian Rose, MD
Joseph Shaker, MD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved:

Name Company Role in Company
Richard Auchus, MD

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Strongbridge Biopharma
Millendo Pharmaceuticals
Janssen Pharmaceuticals
Corcept Therapeutics
Diurnal LTD
Spruce Biosciences
Quest Diagnostics


Investigator / Consultant
Investigator / Consultant
Investigator / Consultant
Investigator / Consultant


Ty Carroll, MD

Corcept Therapeutics
Novartis Pharmaceuticals


James Findling, MD

Corcept Therapeutics
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Millendo Pharmaceuticals

Investigator / Consultant
Investigator / Consultant
Investigator / Consultant


ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Barriers to change: 
Lack of time, lack of administrative support/resources Budget/cost
Hotel Information: 

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
375 South Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI  53005
Reservations:  262-364-1100 or 800-221-6671


CME Coordinator Contact Information

Ginny Wiatrowski
Phone Number:: 
+1 (414) 777-7661
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