No Sugar Coating Allowed Here:Management of Diabetes in Older Adults
Name: No Sugar Coating Allowed Here:Management of Diabetes in Older Adults
Date: August 28, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Diabetes management can be confusing, particularly in the older population. This training will start an overview of diabetes followed by a review of all classes of diabetes medications. This will lead to a review of the most Description: up-to-date diabetes medications algorithms along with a review of the guidelines specific to older adults. There will be case studies to facilitate application of the information. This training is presented by a CRNP. Learning Objectives Include: • Review diagnosis and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. • Provide overview of diabetes medications including efficacy, hypoglycemia risk, weight change, cost, cardiovascular effects and renal effects. • Discuss current guidelines for diabetes management of older adults.