Education & Career

Pharmacology Boot Camp

Get a crash course in the pharmacology and pathophysiology of diabetes with the Pharmacology Boot Camp and earn 4 CE. Whether you are new to diabetes education and need to learn more about insulin versus non-insulin medications for your patients, or if you need a refresher on the latest drug classes, the Pharmacology Boot Camp is just what you need to strengthen your diabetes medication knowledge.

Here's what to expect:

Normal Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • The major classifications of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational
  • Normal physiology and pathology vs what changes in diabetes
  • Contemporary screening guidelines for diabetes for the various population

Pharmacology of Diabetes

  • Comprehensive overview of the medication classes:




Alpha Glucosidase Inhibitors (AGI’s)

Thiazolidinediones “TZD’s”

Dopamine Agonists

DPP-4 inhibitors

Bile Acid Sequestrants

GLP-1 Receptor Agonists


SGLT2 inhibitors


  • Potential advantages and disadvantages these medications
  • Applying knowledge of diabetes medications to identify and correct drug related issues in patients

Insulin Management

  • Insulin preparation and specialty products (U500)
  • Insulin use for type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Dosage, mixing and treatment options with insulin
  • Pattern management






2017 Dates & Locations

Indianapolis, IN

Thursday, August 3, 2017

This course is co-located with the AADE Annual Conference. Space is limited.

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