Endocrinology

Injectable Therapy in the Vulnerable Older Adult (Latin America)

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, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-05-09

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

Roopa 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 the management of hyperglycemia in an older adult with type 2 diabetes currently using basal insulin
  2. Discuss the role of frailty on diabetes management
  3. Review the role of the diabetes management team and interprofessional collaboration to improve outcomes in older adults with type 2 diabetes
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 30 min

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