The aim of tackling type 2 diabetes has been to prevent or reduce known complications and preserving quality of life. With the recommendations put forth by members of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), greater emphasis is placed on lifestyle management, diabetes self-management education and diabetes medication selection based on patient characteristics and preferences. Our presentation will also discuss the recommendations regarding GLP-1 receptor antagonists and SGLT2 inhibitors that stemmed from recent cardiovascular outcome trials.
1. Discuss available options for targeting diabetes.
2. Understand advantages vs adverse effects of common diabetes medications.
3. Describe strategies for selecting glucose-lowering medications, as recommended by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
About the Speaker(s):
Tran Nguyen, MD
Department of Family and Community Medicine
UT Health San Antonio
Tran Nguyen, MD and her faculty mentor Marcy Wiemers, MD have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Margaret Finley,MD, Inez I. Cruz, PhD, and Nichole Rubio) have no relevant financial relationships to commercial interests to disclose.
The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)
Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations.
The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.