Mitigating COVID-19 risk in your patients with obesity and diabetes

Duration

1 hr

Profession

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

Allied Health

Medical Resident

Student

Specialist

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

Allied Health

Medical Resident

Student

Specialist

# of Credits

0.0

Accreditation

N/A

Expiry Date

2023-08-24

COVID-19 has greatly disrupted the care of patients with diabetes and obesity. Not only are these patients at elevated risk of serious complications due to COVID-19, but the lack of access to care has complicated the management of patients with these chronic conditions. In this webinar, you will hear from national experts on what you can do in your practice to reduce the risk of COVID-19 but to improve outcomes in this patient group.


This program has received funding from Moderna.

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Ali Reza Ladak, BSc (Pharm), RPh

Adam White, MD, FRCPC

Akshay Jain, MD, FRCPC, FACE, CCD, ECNU, DABIM, DABOM

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

  • Discuss the impact of diabetes and obesity on the risk of developing severe complications due from COVID-19 infection
  • Describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management of patients with metabolic conditions
  • Educate patients on the importance of optimal disease control and COVID-19 protection to reduce their risk
  • List strategies to enhance COVID-19 protection in patients with obesity or type 2 diabetes