Why We Get Sick: The Role of Insulin Resistance in Chronic Disease

Course Dates: February 23, 2017 - February 22, 2018
Enrollment Dates: Enroll Anytime
Who can Enroll: A passcode is required to enroll.
Course Language: English
Price:  FREE
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About the Course

Why We Get Sick: The Role of Insulin Resistance in Chronic Disease

Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Accredited Provider (logo and text): Timpanogos Regional Hospital  

Commercial Supporter: There is no commercial support for this course.

Course Description: Dr. Benjamin Bikman from the Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology at Brigham Young University discusses the role of insulin resistance in chronic disease.

Intended Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of general physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Educational Objectives:

Increase awareness of insulin resistance.

Increase efforts to identify insulin in patients.

Increased knowledge on lifestyle measures to prevent/reverse insulin resistance.

Conflicts of Interest: All persons planning/presenting this CME have nothing to disclose.


            Name: Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D.

            Title: Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology

            Employer: Brigham Young University

Accreditation Statement: Timpanogos Regional Hospital is accredited by the Utah Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: Timpanogos Regional Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Instructions: There are no fees for participating in this Grand Rounds activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) watch the course lecture video and (2) complete the post-test and including the certificate information section.

To obtain a certificate, participants must receive a score of 100% on the post-test. The post-test can be accessed at the end of the activity. Your online certificate will be saved on PureCME within your account, which you can access at any time.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact susan.greer@mountainstarhealth.com.


Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Timpanogos Regional Hospital. This activity is meant to supplement existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should critically assess the presented information, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.