Diabetes for the Internist: ACP Virtual Live 2021
Many advancements in medications, technologies, and surgical options are now available to markedly improve the health of our patients with diabetes! These advancements increase the complexity of disease treatment. This course is specifically designed to meet the evolving needs of practicing internists who care for patients with diabetes.
Faculty will review the role of lifestyle interventions as well as appropriate indications and practical utilization of medications and/or bariatric surgery in patients with diabetes and obesity. The risks and benefits of new insulin and noninsulin pharmacologic therapies and how to incorporate new technologies into practice will be discussed. The role of diabetes medications, newer cholesterol-lowering agents, and blood pressure control to reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with diabetes will be discussed. Your clinical questions will be answered by experts in the field.