Hypoglycemia in the Diabetes Patient (Diabetes Simplified - Practical Recommendations to Improve Diabetes Care)
Hypoglycemia has been a significant barrier for many patients with diabetes. It commonly occurs in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes using insulin or insulin secretagogues. By completing this module, clinicians will get a better understanding on the latest evidence on hypoglycemia and its management in type 2 diabetes patients.
This program is developed in collaboration with Partners in Progressive Medical Education, 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
Stewart Harris, CM, MD, MPH, FCFP, FACPM
Alexandria Ratzki-Leewing, MSc, PhD(c)
James Kim, MBBCh, PgDip
Maureen Clement, MD, CCFP
Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP
- Discuss the incidence of hypoglycemia as well as its antecedents and risk factors
- Examine the pathophysiological and psychological impacts of hypoglycemia
- Review the Diabetes Canada hypoglycemia guidelines and other recommended management strategies for hypoglycemia