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Event Details:

Guidelines for Non-insulin Medication Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Date: Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM - Apr 14, 2021 01:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time

This program will discuss recent changes in national guidelines for care of people with type 2 diabetes and review the new treatment algorithm recommended in the American Diabetes Association’s 2021 Standards of Care. It will provide a review of each of the blood glucose lowering agents’ mechanism of action, efficacy, and place in therapy and help diabetes educators design a treatment plan to improve blood glucose control and lower A1c levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

Objectives

  • Describe changes to recent national guidelines for care of individuals with type 2 diabetes
  • Analyze the mechanism of action, efficacy, and place in therapy for each of the blood glucose lowering agents
  • Design an individualized care plan for the diabetes care team to improve blood glucose control and lower A1c levels in people with type 2 diabetes