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From Podcast to Practice: Reducing the Risk of Stroke in Patients with Diabetes

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Canada. Patients with diabetes are at elevated risk of stroke. Those patients with diabetes who develop a stroke are at higher risk of mortality, disability and future strokes compared to those without diabetes. Through best practice, clinicians can help to reduce the overall stroke risk in […]

DURATION

15 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2022-10-28

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Canada. Patients with diabetes are at elevated risk of stroke. Those patients with diabetes who develop a stroke are at higher risk of mortality, disability and future strokes compared to those without diabetes. Through best practice, clinicians can help to reduce the overall stroke risk in their patients with diabetes. In this podcast, Drs. Tess Fitzpatrick and Ronald Goldenberg review the key and practical recommendations that clinicians can utilize to reduce stroke risk in patients with diabetes.


This program has received an unrestricted educational grant or in-kind support from Eli Lilly.

Faculty

Dr. Tess Fitzpatrick, MD, FRCPC

Dr. Ronald Goldenberg, MD, FRCPC, FACE

Learning objectives

After completion of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate major results of the GLP-1RA cardiovascular outcome trials
  • Evaluate the relationship between diabetes management and stroke reduction
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 15 min

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