Specialties - Southern Medical Association

CME Course | $5 | Credits: .75

Managing Thyroid Disorders

In this presentation, Dr. Veronica Piziak discusses the management of thyroid disorders including thyroid disease as it relates to COVID-19, screening for thyroid disease, and recognizing when and how to treat various thyroid conditions. In addition she provides information regarding abnormal thyroid function in critical illness and the management of hyperthyroidism.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism3 Thyroid Disorders1

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1

Association of Hypertension and Hyperthyroidism in a Subspecialty Clinic and a National Database

The objective of this study was to examine the occurrence of high blood pressure in patients with hyperthyroidism. The authors present findings from a specialty clinic and a national sample which suggests that clinicians should consider the possibility of untreated hyperthyroidism in patients with hypertension, even if they have minimal symptoms that may be attributed to hyperthyroidism.

Posted in: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism3 Hypertension2

CME Course | $10 | Credits: 1.25

Disease Risks Treatment and Control – Blood Pressure Management

This activity will review the recently published ACC/AHA hypertension clinical practice guideline; Strategic possibilities for the development of new approaches/treatments based on novel pathophysiological mechanisms for CKD progression after state 3/4; and the benefits of various classes of antihypertensive agents demonstrated in clinical trials and what recent guidelines recommend for selection of various antihypertensive classes in diabetes.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease2 Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism3 Hypertension2 Diabetes Mellitus1 Chronic Kidney Disease1