Endocrinology

Injectable Therapy in the Vulnerable Older Adult (CSEM)

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for people living with diabetes. Some patients have thrived with the increased emphasis of self-management, where other vulnerable populations have struggled with a decrease in support in maintaining glycemic control and optimizing management. This patient case will review the clinical considerations of a vulnerable older adult with type […]

DURATION

30 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0.5

ACCREDITATION

MOC - Section 1

EXPIRY DATE

2023-05-31

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for people living with diabetes. Some patients have thrived with the increased emphasis of self-management, where other vulnerable populations have struggled with a decrease in support in maintaining glycemic control and optimizing management. This patient case will review the clinical considerations of a vulnerable older adult with type 2 diabetes who is currently using insulin.


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

Faculty

Kim Connelly, MBBS, PhD, FSCMR, FCCS

Céline Huot, MD, FRCPC

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program participants will be better able to:

  • Determine the management of hyperglycemia in an older adult with type 2 diabetes currently using basal insulin
  • Discuss the role of frailty and cognitive impairment on diabetes management
  • Review the role of the diabetes management team and interprofessional collaboration to improve outcomes in older adults with type 2 diabetes

Accreditation

This activity is an accredited group learning activity under Section 1 as defined by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada for the Maintenance of Certification program. It is approved by the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism for a maximum of 0.5 credits.
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.5
Duration: 30 min

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