Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Conduct appropriate screenings and develop prevention plans to reduce patient risk of onset of Type 2 Diabetes.
2. Monitor patients who have diabetes for comorbidities and complications; including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate).
3. Create a long-term disease management plan that includes medication therapy, lifestyle modification, and self-management education inclusive of new pharmacologic guidelines for the management of diabetes and updated recommendations for initiation of insulin therapy.
4. Explain the special considerations of patients living in long-term care facilities, and describe a simplified treatment regimen that avoids the use of sliding scale insulin.
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Alvin B. Lin, MD, FAAFP, Chair, Solo Private Practice, Las Vegas
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