The Surgical Cure of Diabetes: Sir Frederick Banting’s Dream Realized 100 Years after Insulin Discovery
General, plastic, thoracic, vascular, cardiothoracic, abdominal transplantation and surgical oncology physicians, residents, fellows and medical students need to be regularly updated on novel therapies, as well as advances in surgical care and clinical practices that will aid them in treating a variety of surgical procedures to increase the patient care experience and improve practice efficiency.
Physicians, medical students, fellows, and residents.
At the conclusion of the session, the participants should be able to:
Review the history of surgery regarding to treating diabetes.
Describe the outcomes of medical versus surgical treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Recognize frequency of diabetes remission after surgery.
Demonstrate a greater understanding of the history of insulin and how it was discovered 100 years ago by surgeon, Frederick Banting, MD.
Discuss being inspired by research and discovery.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Participation