Serving To Educate Primary Care Clinicians On Metabolic Issues
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Primary Care Metabolic Group

Welcome To PCMG

The Primary Care Metabolic Group (PCMG) is a national educational initiative providing comprehensive metabolic disease resources. PCMG’s mission is to provide an easily accessible repository of metabolic disease information for primary care clinicians that includes disease management and raising standards of patient care through the dissemination of best practices and educational information.

Therapeutic areas covered by PCMG include:
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Gout
  • Co-morbidities of metabolic disease including cardiovascular and kidney disease
Benefits of membership include:
  • Access to the PCMG website that includes up-to-date information on diabetes management including organizational activities, medical developments, relevant article highlights and commentaries, case studies and meeting information;
  • Monthly metabolic disease news articles from our partners
  • Opportunities for FREE CME
  • Member discounts for upcoming CME conferences and summits

PCMG welcomes a new collaborator!

Since its inception in 2005, the Obesity Action Coalition has grown to be the nation's leading voice on obesity. Today, OAC has more than 70,000 members. This national nonprofit coalition is fighting to eliminate weight bias and discrimination, elevating the conversation of weight and its impacts on health, and offering a community of support to people affected. OAC also offers resources for clinicians, as well as a database of clinicians who treat patients with obesity.

OAC Resources
Weight Bias in Healthcare Guide
Understanding Obesity and Severe Obesity Brochure

Diabetes Resources
Understanding Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Understanding Obesity and Prediabetes


The OAC would like to extend an invitation to all PCMG  members to be listed in their provider locator at www.obesitycareproviders.com. Here are some key points we would like to share with you regarding this partnership:
Submitting Your Listing - In order to submit your listing to the locator, you will need to visit this link https://www.obesityaction.org/ocp-get-listed/ and complete the form. You must submit your email to be listed.
Multiple Practices - If you have multiple practice locations, you are able to have each of them listed, however, you will need to provide a unique email address for each listing. Essentially, you will complete the form multiple times with a different email each time for each practice location.
Use of Your Email Address - By completing the OAC's form, you are opting in to their locator database and you will receive an email each quarter to update your listing information, if any information has changed. Your email address will not be used for any other OAC-related communications unless you are an OAC member and are currently receiving communication from them. In addition, email addresses will not be sold or provided to any other entity for any use.

This is an excellent marketing opportunity for those of you who offer treatment for obesity, and PCMG is proud to partner with the OAC on this effort. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact OAC at info@obesityaction.com. 

Time in Range: A Measure of Glycemic Control

 
Watch this video https://www.kaltura.com/tiny/krfj6 about the benefits of using TIRs to assess glycemic control.

 

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