In accordance with Joint Accreditation criteria and the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES) must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies for the past 24 months.
Joint Accreditation/ACCME also requires that ADCES mitigate any reported conflict and eliminate the potential for bias during the educational activity. Any conflicts noted below have been mitigated. The disclosure information is intended to identify any ineligible relationships and allow learners to form their own judgments. However, if you perceive a bias during an activity, please report it on the evaluation.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners and faculty are as follows:
Vivian Nnacho Ayuk, PharmD, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Amy Carter, MA, RDN, LD, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Emily Dawkins MS, RDN, LD, CDCES, DipACLM – No conflicts of interest
Lisa Golden, MA.Ed.HD, CRC, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Jan Kavookjian, PhD, MBA, FAPhA, FADCES – Speakers Bureau: Merck; Consultant: MediMergent, LLC
Kristine Kilen, RD, CDCES – Novo Nordisk-Employment
Joan Martin – Good Life Designers, LLC: Consultant on patient perspectives with telehealth
Joy Pape, MSN, RN, FNP-C, CDCES, CFCN, FADCES – Speakers Bureau: Novo Nordisk; Consultant: Intellihealth-Online Obesity Management System, MannKind Corporation
Joyce Patterson, MPH, RDN, BC-ADM, CPT – No conflicts of interest
J. Daniel Ruck, DNP, FNP, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Robert Schutter – No conflicts of interest
Taylor Scott, RDN, LD, CDCES – Contract Pump Trainer: Tandem Diabetes
Patty Telgener, RN, MBA, CPC – No conflicts of interest
Kate Thomas, MA – No conflicts of interest
Emily Weatherup, MS, RDN, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Sacha Uelmen, RDN, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Patty Scalzo, CNP, CDCES – No conflicts of interest
Kristine Kilen, RD, CDCES – Novo Nordisk-Employment.
The approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the presentations.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships and Mechanism to Identify and Resolved Conflicts of Interest
Undertaking review of the educational activity to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity, and absence of bias.