Cardiovascular Considerations for the Diabetes Patient (Diabetes Simplified - Practical Recommendations to Improve Diabetes Care)
Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in people with diabetes. Many antihyperglycemic agents have been shown to improve CV outcomes. After completing this module, clinicians will be better able to alter the treatment options to reduce the CV risk in their patients with type 2 diabetes.
This program is developed in collaboration with Partners in Progressive Medical Education (PPME), and endorsed by Diabetes Canada.
This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from Abbott Diabetes Care, Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. and Eli Lilly Canada Inc., Janssen, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi.
This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits. Cert+ Program ID#: 193524
Alice Y. Y. Cheng, MD, FRCPC
Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP
James Kim, MBBCh, PgDip
Maureen Clement, MD, CCFP
- Review the importance of cardiovascular disease protection in people with diabetes
- Apply Diabetes Canada’s ABCDESSS mnemonic to reduce cardiovascular risk
- Determine the optimal therapy to reduce the patient’s cardiovascular risk