Diabetes in Primary Care

Third Thursday of each month | 12–1 p.m.

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The Diabetes in Primary Care ECHO focuses on supporting primary care providers in the State of Nevada with evidence-based best practices when managing diabetes in their patient population.

Our objectives are:

  1. Empower primary care providers to implement Standards of Care for people living with diabetes.
  2. Collaborate and discuss diabetes cases to enhance diabetes management for the primary care provider.
  3. Reduce provider isolation in managing diabetes in outpatient and inpatient settings.

Diabetes in Primary Care Case Review Form

Our team

  • Karmella Thomas, RD, CDE. Karmella trained at the University of Nevada, Reno, in both biology and nutrition. She has a certificate of Specialized Training in Adult Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association She also earned the Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) credential in June 2012.
  • Heather Townsend, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
  • Shruti Basho, MD, Family Medicine


CME Evaluation Form

To request copies of didactics and reference materials, please contact us at ProjectECHO@med.unr.edu

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is a provider of continuing education credit through the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy.  This program is approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit for pharmacists.