Management of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

4.5 (1071 ratings)

1938 learners enrolled

Management of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

64810 Views
60 Min
English
4.5 (1071 ratings)
1938 learners enrolled
SHORT_DME
FREE*
60 Min

Course practical information

icon_1

What will you learn?

icon_1

Course overview

icon_1

CME Accreditation

icon_1

About Author(s) and Conflicts of Interest

icon_1

Course rating and feedback

icon_1

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

icon_1

Course leaflet (PDF version)

*This online module is supported by

Management of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

64810 Views
60 Min
English

4.5 (1071 ratings)

1938 learners enrolled

Course overview:

This course covers classification, screening and making referrals for diabetic macular edema (DME). We provide an overview of risk factors, treatment recommendations, systemic management of DME, and the importance of patient education.

Benefits for learners:

Evidence based latest clinical recommendations
Continued professional development and learning
IDF Certificate of Completion
CME from the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)
Be part of a global multidisciplinary community of diabetes professionals

Course features:

Evidence-Based Learning, Case Studies, Interactive Exercises, and Webcasts.

Course duration:

60 min. self-paced learning to be completed within a month of enrolment.

Assessment & Award:

Complete all the sections of this online course to be awarded with the IDF “Certificate of Completion” and one European CME credit.

What Will You Learn?

How to classify diabetic macular edema (DME)

To advise on the risk factors of DME

To advise on screening and making referrals for DME

To advise on treatment recommendations for DME

To advise on the systemic management of DME

To provide patient education on DME

Course overview

All health care providers (diabetologists, general practitioners, etc.) involved in diabetes management and care are eligible to take this course.
In particular, health professionals who work in isolated, remote settings, and who lack access to the latest evidence-based education resources are encouraged to take this course.

CME Accreditation

The European Accreditation Council accredits this online course for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
One European CME credit (ECMEC®) will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at
www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

About the Author and Conflicts of Interest

Prof. Luís Manuel Ramos Gardete Correia, Portugal

  • Graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon University in 1969.
  • Specialization in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition in Portuguese College of Physicians in 1982.
  • Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from 1997 to 2000.
  • Clinical Director of the APDP – Portuguese Diabetes Association from 1996 to 2002.
  • President of the APDP – Portuguese Diabetes Association from 2008 to 2017.
  • Coordinator of the 1st Portuguese Diabetes Prevalence Study – PREVADIAB (2009).
  • Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of the EASD Annual meetings in 2011 and 2017, in Lisbon
  • Vice-president of IDF – International Diabetes Federation from 2015-2017
  • President of Ernesto Roma Foundation since 2017

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Weiping Jia, China

Prof. Jia is Professor and Chief Physician of the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital.

She is also the director of Shanghai Clinical Center for Diabetes, Shanghai Key Laboratory for Diabetes and Shanghai Diabetes Institute, and the President of Chinese Diabetes Society.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Dr Sehnaz Karadeniz, Turkey

An ophthalmologist, Prof Karadeniz has been actively involved in the field of diabetes for the past 20 years in a series of medical, scientific, and social projects both at national and international levels.

She is Teaching Faculty at the Ophthalmology Department of Medical Faculty of Istanbul Science University and works as an ophthalmologist at the Ophthalmology Dept. of the Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital.

She is the Founding Member and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Turkish Diabetes Foundation (TURKDIAB), established in 1996.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Anat Loewenstein, Israel

Professor Anat Loewenstein is Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, and Full Professor of Ophthalmology, incumbent of the Sydney A.

Fox Chair in Ophthalmology, and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel.

Prof. Loewenstein’s main areas of expertise are AMD, RVO, and the investigation of drug toxicity to the retina. She is the author of 280 publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks of ophthalmology.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Type of affiliation / financial interest Name(s) of commercial company(-ies)

Receipt of grants/research supports:

Multicentre trial, Sensor, Bayer, Novartis, Allergan

Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees:

Allergan, Bayer, Forsightlabs, Notalvision, Beyeonics, Alcom, Alimera

Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau:

None

Stock shareholder:

None

Spouse/partner:

None

Other support (please specify):

None

Prof. Marco Dutra Medeiros, Portugal

  • Graduation in Medicine in 2003
  • Fellowship in vitreous retina in the Institute of Eye Microsurgery in Barcelona – 2011/2012
  • Specialization in Ophthalmology in 2010 – Central Lisbon Hospital Centre
  • PhD in Medicine in 2016 by the NOVA Medical School, Lisbon with the theme “Diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema prevalence, incidence and progression study in Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region: dexamethasone in the diabetic macular oedema”

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Type of affiliation / financial interest Name(s) of commercial company(-ies)

Receipt of grants/research supports:

None

Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees:

Allergan, Alcon

Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau:

Bausch + Lomb, Novartis, Allergan, Alcon

Stock shareholder:

None

Spouse/partner:

None

Other support (please specify):

None

Prof. David Owens, UK

Emeritus Professor of Diabetes at Cardiff University, and since his official retirement he has joined Swansea University’s College of Medicine as Professor in the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru on a part time basis.

He is also a visiting Professor at Leicester University and Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Gavin Tan, Singapore

Professor Gavin Tan is a Consultant in the Vitreo-Retinal Department of the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is also Visiting Consultant for the Vitreo-Retinal service at Changi General Hospital.

Prof. Tan is a specialist in General Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery, and a subspecialist in Vitreo-Retinal surgery. In addition, he is actively involved with academic research and leads multiple Clinical Trials at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI).

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Type of affiliation / financial interest Name(s) of commercial company(-ies)

Receipt of grants/research supports:

Santen

Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees:

Allergan, Bayer, Novartis/Alcon

Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau:

Allergan, Bayer, Novartis/Alcon

Stock shareholder:

None

Spouse/partner:

None

Other support (please specify):

None

Prof. Dinah Zur, Israel

Dinah Zur, MD is a Retina specialist at the Tel Aviv Medical Center and a Senior Lecturer at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Read more

She was born and raised in Berlin, Germany, where she studied medicine at the Charite University Hospital,. After her medical studies, she moved to Israel and completed residency in the Ophthalmology Division at the Tel Aviv Medical Center in Tel Aviv, and fellowship in Medical Retina at the Sankt Gertrauden Hospital, Charite, Berlin, Germany. Following this, she returned to Israel and since 2005 she is part of the Faculty at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center.

She published more than 30 original papers, she is the author of reviews and book chapters and a reviewer in high impact journals. Her main field of interest is in retinal and choroidal imaging, retinal vascular diseases and hereditary retinal diseases with focus on the identification of biomarkers in these conditions.

She is one of the initiators of the International Retina Group, which is an independent research group.

Moreover, she is coordinating the Continuing Medical Education in Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv University.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Additional contributor(s)

Belma Malanda, Sameer Pathan, Lisa Duke, Lorenzo Piemonte, and Anne Ohlrogge

Course Development Support

This online module is supported by an educational grant from

merck

Technical Design and Development

Indegene

What Will You Learn?

How to classify diabetic macular edema (DME)

To advise on the risk factors of DME

To advise on screening and making referrals for DME

To advise on treatment recommendations for DME

To advise on the systemic management of DME

To provide patient education on DME

Course overview

All health care providers (diabetologists, general practitioners, etc.) involved in diabetes management and care are eligible to take this course.
In particular, health professionals who work in isolated, remote settings, and who lack access to the latest evidence-based education resources are encouraged to take this course.

CME Accreditation

The European Accreditation Council accredits this online course for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).
One European CME credit (ECMEC®) will be awarded upon successful completion of this course.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at
www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme

About the Author and Conflicts of Interest

Prof. Luís Manuel Ramos Gardete Correia, Portugal

  • Graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon University in 1969.
  • Specialization in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition in Portuguese College of Physicians in 1982.
  • Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism from 1997 to 2000.
  • Clinical Director of the APDP – Portuguese Diabetes Association from 1996 to 2002.
  • President of the APDP – Portuguese Diabetes Association from 2008 to 2017.
  • Coordinator of the 1st Portuguese Diabetes Prevalence Study – PREVADIAB (2009).
  • Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of the EASD Annual meetings in 2011 and 2017, in Lisbon
  • Vice-president of IDF – International Diabetes Federation from 2015-2017
  • President of Ernesto Roma Foundation since 2017

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Weiping Jia, China

Prof. Jia is Professor and Chief Physician of the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People’s Hospital.

She is also the director of Shanghai Clinical Center for Diabetes, Shanghai Key Laboratory for Diabetes and Shanghai Diabetes Institute, and the President of Chinese Diabetes Society.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Dr Sehnaz Karadeniz, Turkey

An ophthalmologist, Prof Karadeniz has been actively involved in the field of diabetes for the past 20 years in a series of medical, scientific, and social projects both at national and international levels.

She is Teaching Faculty at the Ophthalmology Department of Medical Faculty of Istanbul Science University and works as an ophthalmologist at the Ophthalmology Dept. of the Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital.

She is the Founding Member and Member of the Board of Trustees of the Turkish Diabetes Foundation (TURKDIAB), established in 1996.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Anat Loewenstein, Israel

Professor Anat Loewenstein is Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center, and Full Professor of Ophthalmology, incumbent of the Sydney A.

Fox Chair in Ophthalmology, and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel.

Prof. Loewenstein’s main areas of expertise are AMD, RVO, and the investigation of drug toxicity to the retina. She is the author of 280 publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks of ophthalmology.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Type of affiliation / financial interest Name(s) of commercial company(-ies)

Receipt of grants/research supports:

Multicentre trial, Sensor, Bayer, Novartis, Allergan

Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees:

Allergan, Bayer, Forsightlabs, Notalvision, Beyeonics, Alcom, Alimera

Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau:

None

Stock shareholder:

None

Spouse/partner:

None

Other support (please specify):

None

Prof. Marco Dutra Medeiros, Portugal

  • Graduation in Medicine in 2003
  • Fellowship in vitreous retina in the Institute of Eye Microsurgery in Barcelona – 2011/2012
  • Specialization in Ophthalmology in 2010 – Central Lisbon Hospital Centre
  • PhD in Medicine in 2016 by the NOVA Medical School, Lisbon with the theme “Diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular oedema prevalence, incidence and progression study in Lisbon and Tagus Valley Region: dexamethasone in the diabetic macular oedema”

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Type of affiliation / financial interest Name(s) of commercial company(-ies)

Receipt of grants/research supports:

None

Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees:

Allergan, Alcon

Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau:

Bausch + Lomb, Novartis, Allergan, Alcon

Stock shareholder:

None

Spouse/partner:

None

Other support (please specify):

None

Prof. David Owens, UK

Emeritus Professor of Diabetes at Cardiff University, and since his official retirement he has joined Swansea University’s College of Medicine as Professor in the Diabetes Research Unit Cymru on a part time basis.

He is also a visiting Professor at Leicester University and Senior Research Fellow of the International Prevention Research Institute, Lyon, France.

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Prof. Gavin Tan, Singapore

Professor Gavin Tan is a Consultant in the Vitreo-Retinal Department of the Singapore National Eye Centre. He is also Visiting Consultant for the Vitreo-Retinal service at Changi General Hospital.

Prof. Tan is a specialist in General Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery, and a subspecialist in Vitreo-Retinal surgery. In addition, he is actively involved with academic research and leads multiple Clinical Trials at the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI).

Read more

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
Type of affiliation / financial interest Name(s) of commercial company(-ies)

Receipt of grants/research supports:

Santen

Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees:

Allergan, Bayer, Novartis/Alcon

Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau:

Allergan, Bayer, Novartis/Alcon

Stock shareholder:

None

Spouse/partner:

None

Other support (please specify):

None

Prof. Dinah Zur, Israel

Dinah Zur, MD is a Retina specialist at the Tel Aviv Medical Center and a Senior Lecturer at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Read more

She was born and raised in Berlin, Germany, where she studied medicine at the Charite University Hospital,. After her medical studies, she moved to Israel and completed residency in the Ophthalmology Division at the Tel Aviv Medical Center in Tel Aviv, and fellowship in Medical Retina at the Sankt Gertrauden Hospital, Charite, Berlin, Germany. Following this, she returned to Israel and since 2005 she is part of the Faculty at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Medical Center.

She published more than 30 original papers, she is the author of reviews and book chapters and a reviewer in high impact journals. Her main field of interest is in retinal and choroidal imaging, retinal vascular diseases and hereditary retinal diseases with focus on the identification of biomarkers in these conditions.

She is one of the initiators of the International Retina Group, which is an independent research group.

Moreover, she is coordinating the Continuing Medical Education in Ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv University.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the IDF that all authors, reviewers, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The authors reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Declaration of Conflict of Interest:
The author has received no funding, payments or benefits from any commercial entity.

Additional contributor(s)

Belma Malanda, Sameer Pathan, Lisa Duke, Lorenzo Piemonte, and Anne Ohlrogge

Course Development Support

This online module is supported by an educational grant from

merck

Technical Design and Development

Indegene

Learners feedback

4.5

Average Rating

(1071 ratings)

62%

32%

4%

1%

1%

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

All health professionals involved in diabetes prevention, management and care are eligible to take the course. In particular, health professionals who work in isolated, remote settings and lack access to latest evidence-based education resources.

SHORT_DME
FREE *
60 Min

Course practical information

icon_1

What will you learn?

icon_1

Course overview

icon_1

CME Accreditation

icon_1

About Author(s) and Conflicts of Interest

icon_1

Course rating and feedback

icon_1

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

icon_1

Course leaflet (PDF version)

*This online module is supported by

Certified Online Courses

IDF Certified Course for Primary Care Physicians and General Practitioners

Credits:

8 European CME

Course fees:

Low Income country: 100€
Others: 150€

register now

IDF Certified Course for Specialists

Credits:

13 European CME

Course fees:

Low Income country: 200€
Others: 300€

register now

IDF Certified Course for Diabetes Educators

Credits:

11 European CME

Course fees:

Low Income country: 50€
Others: 75€

register now

IDF Certified Course for Primary Care Physicians and General Practitioners

Credits:

8 European CME

Course fees:

Low Income country: 100€
Others: 150€

register now

IDF Certified Course for Specialists

Credits:

13 European CME

Course fees:

Low Income country: 200€
Others: 300€

register now

IDF Certified Course for Diabetes Educators

Credits:

11 European CME

Course fees:

Low Income country: 50€
Others: 75€

register now