Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Management in Adults

Ames, IA US
February 12, 2020


Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, Advance Practice Professionals, Nurses, Ancillary Staff, and Medical Students (Rotating).


This activity addresses improving diabetes management care. Prior practice had patients hospitalized that were on diabetes technology which nursing and providers did not know how to manage. New service addresses this gap and provides additional resources for complex patients requiring insulin adjustments.

Learning Objectives

  • Better understand insulin pumps.
  • Better understand continuous glucose monitors (CGM).
  • Better understand smart pens.
  • Better understand glycogen agents.
  • Describe the scope and repercussions of increasing obesity and diabetes rates.
  • Identify inpatient and outpatient services and programs provided by Diabetes Education.
  • Identify inpatient services for insulin pump, CGM and diabetes management that are available at MGMC.


Richard Carano, MD
Endocrinology, McFarland Clinic

Thyra Cox, MSN, CDE
Supervisor, Diabetes Education, Mary Greeley Medical Center

Kimberly Case, MS, ARNP
Diabetes Education, Mary Greeley Medical Center



  • Dr. Carano, Ms. Cox, and Ms. Case indicate they have no relationships with a commercial entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

CME Committee

  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, First American Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 
    Event starts: 
    02/12/2020 - 12:00pm CST
    Event ends: 
    02/12/2020 - 1:00pm CST
    Mary Greeley Medical Center
    Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010
    United States

    Accreditation Statements

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.


    No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


    Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The speaker(s) will disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.


    The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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