Management of Diabetes in the Elderly Patient
This course provides learners with best practices for management of diabetes in the elderly population by leveraging oral agents to maintain glycemic control in this patient population.
Original Release Date: November 2018
Review Date: October 2021
Hospitalists, Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Cardiologists, Endocrinologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Dietitians and other interested healthcare practitioners.
- Recognize the importance of determining glycemic goals due to the catastrophic consequences in the elderly population.
- Appropriately select and use oral agents in the treatment of elderly patients with diabetes.
- Determine when and how to start insulin therapy in elderly populations with diabetes.
Guillermo Umpierrez, M.D., CDE
Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Chief of Diabetes and Endocrinology
Grady Memorial Hospital
Guillermo Umpierrez, M.D., is editor-in-chief of BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care; receives grant/research support for his research at Emory University from Merck, Sanofi, Novo Nordisk, Astra Zeneca and Insulcloud; and is an advisory board member of Sanofi and Merck and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
J. Arturo Fridman, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies* to disclose.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.
*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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