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Evidence-Based Management of the Diabetes Epidemic

Angela Silla, CHSE Lead Coordinator

Virtual CPD Conference

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Target Audience

Family Physicians, Specialists, Physician Assistants, Optometrists, Pharmacists, IMGs, Nurse Educators/Practitioners, Dieticians, and Residents.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:

  • Review recent trends in the evolution and burden of the global diabetes epidemic.
  • Understand the evidence behind the growing range of therapies proven to reduce cardiovascular and renal outcomes, and how best to use these therapies.
  • Leverage information available from flash or continuous glucose monitors to help patients improve well-being and glycemic control through dietary and activity changes.
  • Appreciate the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes and diabetes care.
  • Explore basic approaches to managing type 1 diabetes with closed-loop insulin infusion pumps. (i.e. the “artificial pancreas”)
  • Use evidence-based principles to help choose the first or second glucose-lowering therapy to prescribe.

Accreditation Statements

McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program (CHSE) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 3.5 Mainpro+ credits.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program. You may claim a maximum of 3.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Through an agreement between The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme. 

Each healthcare provider should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent in the educational activity.