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Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Endocrinology

Stroke and Diabetes: Guidelines and Key Considerations (EACCME)

People living with diabetes are at a higher risk for stroke than those without diabetes. Recent evidence shows that certain drugs have demonstrated an ability to reduce the risk of stroke in individuals with type 2 diabetes. This module will review data from cardiovascular outcome trials and meta-analyses, along with the recommendations from 2019 ESC […]

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

Specialist

# OF CREDITS

1

ACCREDITATION

EACCME

EXPIRY DATE

2023-06-21

People living with diabetes are at a higher risk for stroke than those without diabetes. Recent evidence shows that certain drugs have demonstrated an ability to reduce the risk of stroke in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

This module will review data from cardiovascular outcome trials and meta-analyses, along with the recommendations from 2019 ESC guidelines, for optimizing cardiovascular care in this population.


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

Faculty

David Strain, BSc, MB. ChB., MRCP, MD, FRCP

Matthias Bluher, MD

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this continuing education module, the participant will be better able to:

  • Describe the risk of stroke in patients with diabetes
  • Summarize the evidence for different antihyperglycemic agents on stroke reduction
  • Discuss the guidelines recommendations from the 2019 ESC guidelines for cardiovascular protection in people with diabetes
  • Adjust a patient’s diabetes regimen to provide cardiovascular protection, according to 2019 ESC guidelines

Accreditation

This e-Learning material is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 1
Duration: 1 hr

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