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Endocrinology

Diabetes at Diagnosis: Primary Care Patient Case (Latin America)

All patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes require a comprehensive assessment to help guide the different management strategies to improve glycemic control and reduce the risk of diabetes complications. This module will review some of the key considerations at the diagnosis of patients with type 2 diabetes and the important role of the primary care […]

DURATION

30 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-01-31

All patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes require a comprehensive assessment to help guide the different management strategies to improve glycemic control and reduce the risk of diabetes complications.

This module will review some of the key considerations at the diagnosis of patients with type 2 diabetes and the important role of the primary care clinician in optimizing the delivery of care at this crucial stage of diabetes management.


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

Faculty

Roopah Mehta, MBBS, MRCP

Graciela Alexanderson, MD, MACP

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing education module, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Determine individualized A1C targets for patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
  2. Initiate appropriate management strategy for a patient diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
  3. Discuss the different components of a comprehensive diabetes assessment at diagnosis
  4. Review the different clinical considerations to reduce the risk of diabetic complications
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 30 min

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