Conference Information

ISHIB Diabetes and Obesity Consortium

ISHIB, along with the scientific co-chairs Kwame Osei, MD and James W. Reed, MD invites you to participate in this CME activity. The scientific co-chairs have assembled a planning committee dedicated to developing a challenging, clinically practical, educational and networking experience.


Kwame Osei, MD
The Ohio State University
Medical Center

James W. Reed, MD
School of Medicine


At the completion of the programming, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss opportunities to achieve the goals of diabetes management
  • Understand the current guidelines, including ISHIB, ADA and JNC VIII, for diabetes management and its comorbidities in African Americans and other ethnic populations
  • Better navigate management of patients in an environment of affordable healthcare
  • Understand diabetes as a coronary artery disease equivalent
  • Discuss new prevention strategies for diabetes and its comorbidities in African Americans


Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, Ohio 43210


Typical attendees include healthcare providers and advocates concerned with the quality of care and treatment of ethnic patients with diabetes.
  • Medical Researchers
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Pharmaceutical Researchers and Professionals
  • Pharmacists
  • Federal and State Health Professionals
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of CME Outfitters, LLC and ISHIB. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 hours AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE credits for nurses, dietitians, and other health care professionals requiring continuing education credits will be provided by ISHIB. ISHIB has been reviewed and approved as an authorized provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and uses the criteria and guidelines designated by that organization as the basis for granting continuing education units (CEUs). Participants who successfully complete this activity can receive up to 1.0 CEUs.


It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their educational CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has implemented a process to resolve conflict of interest for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, CME Outfitters, LLC has resolved the conflict by external content review. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.