Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit
Topic: Time to Re-Think T2DM: Time to view diabetes through heart shaped glasses. What could heart failure take from your T2DM patients?
Speaker: Michael Valitutto, DO
The Michigan Osteopathic Association (MOA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The MOA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
Medical Director, Borgess Diabetes & Endocrine Center
Michael Valitutto D.O. is the Medical Director of the Borgess Diabetes and Endocrine Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has been instrumental in the development of both in-patient and out-patient protocols at Borgess Medical Center. He was the clinical leader for the acquisition of NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) Recognition for a Diabetes Center of Excellence and all of Borgess Medical Center. He is actively involved as the Principal Investigator within the Borgess Research Institute in numerous research studies in Diabetes. He is the Lead Physician for Diabetes Care Management at Borgess Medical Center and is involved in designing health care strategies for over 8,000 patients with Diabetes. He has developed and initiated a Diabetes Transition Service Linking Inpatient and Outpatient Diabetes Care.
In addition, he runs a weight management program. He offers a range of medical interventions to promote prevention, treatment, & manage obesity including exercise physiology, medical nutrition therapy, medical weight loss therapies and supervises the medical management side of Bariatric intervention.
Clinical expertise includes obesity management, difficult to treat blood pressure, lipid disorders and thyroid disease.
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