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Endocrinology

Advances in Insulin and Glucose Monitoring Technology Over the Last Century

Canadian pharmacists Esmond Wong and Ken Burns discuss the different types of insulin and glucose monitoring technologies and to review how innovation in insulin therapy has resulted in therapeutic benefits for patients. The goal is for clinicians to be able to recognize the benefits of recent advances in both insulin therapy and glucose monitoring technology […]

DURATION

0.5 hours

PROFESSION

Pharmacy

# OF CREDITS

0.5

ACCREDITATION

CCCEP

EXPIRY DATE

2022-11-24

Canadian pharmacists Esmond Wong and Ken Burns discuss the different types of insulin and glucose monitoring technologies and to review how innovation in insulin therapy has resulted in therapeutic benefits for patients. The goal is for clinicians to be able to recognize the benefits of recent advances in both insulin therapy and glucose monitoring technology to ensure effective diabetes management.


This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from Novo Nordisk.

Faculty

Esmond Wong, RPh, CDE, APA

Ken Burns, RPh, CDE CRE CTE

Moe Abdallah, B.Sc., B.Sc.Phm., R.Ph.

Jessie Haggai, RPh

Learning objectives

After viewing this expert brief, participants will be better able to:

  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of blood monitoring technologies
  • Describe the value of interstitial monitoring and benefit over single-point-in-time monitoring
  • Highlight the recent advances in insulin delivery and how they can improve diabetes management
  • Describe how insulin pumps have advanced insulin delivery

Accreditation

This continuing education lesson is designed primarily for pharmacists and has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 0.5 CEU.

CCCEP File Number: 1066-2021-3279-I-P
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.5
Duration: 0.5 hours

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