Overview

The percentage of individuals with T2D achieving A1C <7% worsened from 2015-2018. Therapeutic inertia—failure to initiate or intensify treatment in a timely manner—is largely responsible for this problem. This program will support PCPs in overcoming therapeutic inertia through timely initiation and advancement of treatment with GLP-1 RAs and review guideline updates that support use of GLP-1 RA early in the treatment paradigm.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of T2D and the role of different classes of glucose-lowering agents in addressing the various aspects of T2D pathophysiology.
  • Implement T2D guidelines in the selection of individualized treatment approaches.
  • Describe similarities and differences between GLP-1 RAs in terms of glycemic control, weight effects, side effects, and CV/renal benefits.
  • Apply current evidence in the individualized selection of GLP-1 RAs in those with T2D to achieve glycemic goals safely.
     

Courses

Faculty

Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Hempstead, NY

Deborah Hinnen, APN, BC-ADM, CDCES, FAAN

Advanced Practice Nurse, Diabetes Clinic
University of Colorado Health
University of Colorado College of Nursing
Wichita State University Graduate Nursing Department
Colorado Springs, CO

Commercial Supporter

Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Education Partner

Institute for Medical and Nursing Education


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