Diabetes Mellitus Screening and Management
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Use evidence-based recommendations and guidelines to order appropriate diagnostic tests to diagnose and confirm the etiology of diabetes.
2. Conduct appropriate screenings for comorbidities and complications in patients who have diabetes, including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).
3. Create a long-term chronic care disease management plan that includes medical therapy, lifestyle modification, self-management education and psychosocial assessment and care, inclusive of new pharmacologic guidelines for the management of diabetes and updated recommendations for initiation of insulin therapy.
4. Differentiate specific issues, disease processes, and treatments based on ethnicity, gender and genetics.
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Elissa J. Palmer, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Director Reproductive Services, Director Rural Track Residency, Department of Family Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas
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