CE/CME No: CR-1402
Earn credit by reading this article and successfully completing the posttest. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 70% correct.
• Discuss the incidence and staging of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
• Enumerate the treatment goals for the CKD patient with diabetes.
• Describe the hypoglycemic medications that can be used at each stage of CKD.
Cheryl Gilmartin is a Clinical Pharmacist in Nephrology and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Jane S. Davis, a member of the Clinician Reviews editorial board, is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is the communications chairperson for the National Kidney Foundation’s Council of Advanced Practitioners (NKF-CAP). Kim Zuber, past chair of the NKF-CAP, is a physician assistant with Metropolitan Nephrology in Alexandria, Virginia, and Clinton, Maryland.
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 1.0 hour of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. [NPs: Both ANCC and the AANP Certification Program recognize AAPA as an approved provider of Category 1 credit.] Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of February 2014.
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