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The Patient With T2D and Advanced CKD in Clinical Practice

  • Authors: Patrick Rossignol, MD, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/20/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/20/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, nephrologists, diabetologists and endocrinologists, and cardiologists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to improve the awareness of the serious health risks associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and the availability of novel treatment options shown to reduce the risk for associated complications.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Regular assessment of renal function in patients with T2D
  • Have greater competence related to the
    • Practical use of novel mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) in appropriate patients with CKD and T2D


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  • Patrick Rossignol, MD, PhD

    Nephrologist and Vascular Medicine Specialist
    Princess Grace Hospital
    Private Hemodialysis Centre
    Investigation Network Initiative-Cardiovascular and Renal Clinical Trialists (INI-CRCT)


    Patrick Rossignol, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Bayer AG; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; CinCor Pharma; Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma; Idorsia; KBP Biosciences; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Novo Nordisk; Relypsa, Inc., a Vifor Pharma Group Company; Sequana Medical; SERVIER; Vifor Pharma
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Bayer AG; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Novo Nordisk; Vifor Pharma
    Research funding from: Vifor Pharma
    Contracted researcher for: Ablative Solutions, Inc.; Janssen-Cilag; Vascular Dynamics, Inc.
    Stock options from: G3P


  • Rita Moreira Da Silva, PhD, MA

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 


    Rita Moreira Da Silva, PhD, MA, has no relevant financial relationships

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  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.

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The Patient With T2D and Advanced CKD in Clinical Practice


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