Tech Talk: Top Mobile Apps for Diabetes Management

Description

When it comes to diabetes management, fingertips aren’t just for pricking anymore. Mobile apps empower people living with diabetes to more easily track key components of their disease, including carb counting, insulin doses, A1C, glucose, glycemic index, blood pressure—the list goes on. Find out how you can help your patients use the apps to consolidate their health information and better understand their condition to make more informed choices.  

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. List the most useful diabetes-related mobile applications currently available. 
  2. Discuss the relevance of these applications to diabetes care. 
  3. Describe the different app characteristics that pharmacists should be aware of when making recommendations to people.

Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. List the most useful diabetes-related mobile applications currently available. 
  2. Discuss the relevance of these applications to diabetes care. 
  3. Describe the different app characteristics that pharmacists should be aware of when making recommendations to people.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Evan
Evan Sisson, PharmD, MSHA, BCACP, CDE
Professor
VCU School of Pharmacy
 
Wendy
Wendy Mobley-Bukstein, PHARMD, BCACP, CDE, CHWC, FAPhA
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Drake University
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Advanced New Practitioner, Community-Based Pharmacy Practice, Early New Practitioner, Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Saturday, March 21
Time: 
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - National Harbor 2
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-20-084-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.125
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-20-084-L01-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.125
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based