Diabetes Update

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Conduct appropriate screenings and create diagnostic plans for comorbidities and complications in patients who have diabetes, including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).

2. Update management and prevention strategies with current evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and management of complications in patients with diabetes.

3. Utilize high-quality diabetes self-management education (DSME) to improve patient self-management, satisfaction, and glucose control, with a goal of prevention of diabetes complication.

4. Establish alternatives to traditional individual office visits (e.g., group visits) for optimizing diabetes care.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

Alvin B. Lin, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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