Diabetes Update 2017


If you provide health care services to patients with diabetes, you need to know all the updates to national guidelines for their care. You should also know where newly approved antidiabetic agents fit into current treatment approaches, the latest data regarding safe use of antidiabetic agents, and the treatment strategies that are likely to yield the best outcomes. Learn about these updates and more at this expert-led session.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Summarize important recent changes to the American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and other authoritative guidelines.
  2. Describe evidence regarding the risks and benefits of new and emerging medications and products for the management of patients with diabetes.
  3. Identify noteworthy findings from recent large clinical trials that have the potential to influence diabetes care.
  4. Explain how to apply emerging information to the care of patients with diabetes.


This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Staci-Marie Norman, PharmD, CD
Jennifer Smith,
Pharmacist Clinician
Campbell University
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Meeting Highlights Video on Demand
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Sunday, March 26
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moscone - Esplanade 303
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-17-065-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .15
Activity Type: