Hypoglycemia in the Diabetes Patient (Diabetes Simplified - Practical Recommendations to Improve Diabetes Care)

Duration

1 hr

Profession

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

Allied Health

Medical Resident

Student

Specialist

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

Allied Health

Medical Resident

Student

Specialist

# of Credits

1.0

Accreditation

Mainpro+

Expiry Date

2021-12-17

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

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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

  1. Discuss the incidence of hypoglycemia as well as its antecedents and risk factors
  2. Examine the pathophysiological and psychological impacts of hypoglycemia
  3. Review the Diabetes Canada hypoglycemia guidelines and other recommended management strategies for hypoglycemia



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