Diabetes Updates

Return to all Adult Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Monitor patients who have diabetes for comorbidities and complications, including provisions of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures (when appropriate). 
2. Outline a treatment strategy for diabetic patients with comorbidities commonly seen by the family physician that includes pharmacologic therapy, lifestyle modification, self-management education, and psychosocial assessment and care.
3. 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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
Parent activity set: 

Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair, Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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