Type 2 Diabetes Management (CME)

SOM-YCME0042

Stanford School of Medicine


Health and Medicine: Type 2 Diabetes Management
Description

This CME activity provides a practical approach to lifestyle and medication management for type 2 diabetes mellitus. The course will take the learner through a case-based learning activity focusing on new medications and medication algorithms. Note: Insulin therapy is not addressed in this course. The course will also address culturally sensitive food-based counseling to facilitate lifestyle modifications.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the new/most recent treatment options for type 2 diabetes.
  • Evaluate patients for appropriate treatments and comorbidities.
  • Evaluate patients for medication/ treatment adherence.
  • Formulate progression of treatment plans for patients who haven't improved on current regimens.
  • Use culturally sensitive communication tactics when discussing importance and safety of medication and treatment adherence with patients.