Interactive eLearning modules
Initial introduction of therapy
Dr Mehta will cover how to develop the most appropriate treatment plans, utilizing newer therapies and combinations, for recently diagnosed or referred individuals who may have a high risk of hypoglycemia.
Monitoring and follow-up
Authored by Dr Wilmot, this activity will focus on the most effective way to monitor people with diabetes, particularly focusing on the use of CGM, and when and how treatment should be adapted to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia.
Faculty and disclosures
Metabolic Diseases Research Unit (UIEM), Department of Endocrinology, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City, Mexico
Roopa Mehta is an endocrinologist and researcher in the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the INCMNSZ. She is the director of the lipid clinic and the cardiovascular laboratory in this hospital. She is an associate professor in both pre- and postgraduate endocrinology programs, and is a principal investigator for phase 3 clinical trials. Dr Mehta undertook her medical training at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK. She subsequently trained as an endocrinologist at the INCMNSZ. On completing the residency program, Dr Mehta subspecialized in diabetes and metabolism and gained further clinical and investigative experience rotating at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA, USA. She holds a masters degree in medical sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and is currently completing her doctorate.
Dr Mehta’s research interests focus on Type 2 diabetes mellitus (clinical investigation), metabolic syndrome and dyslipidemia. She has received the Alfonso Rivera Research Award and the Young Investigator Award from the AACE. Dr Mehta has authored and co-authored publications in international journals in addition to numerous book chapters. She is a co-editor of a book for patients – “Living with Diabetes: A Practical Manual”.
To be confirmed.
In support of improving patient care, Springer Healthcare IME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Transcripts are available inside the eLearning modules in French, German and Spanish.