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Type 2 Diabetes Prescribing Update

Margaret A. Fitzgerald

Margaret A. Fitzgerald

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  • Run Time:
  • 3.25
  • Publisher:
  • Fitzgerald Health-Livestream - Eastern
  • Contact Hours:
  • 3.25
  • Rx Contact Hours:
  • 3.25
  • Edition:
  • 1
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8AM - 11:30AM

Designed to provide an update on the latest treatment recommendations in type 2 diabetes mellitus, this program reviews appropriate prescribing of the wide variety of medications now available for the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Pharmacology expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald highlights initiation and maintenance insulin therapy. She focuses on refining prescribing practices in the person with type 2 diabetes, keeping in mind compelling indications for the use of select medications. You will learn about:

  • Therapeutic goals in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
  • The mechanism of action of the wide variety of medications
  • Appropriate clinical scenarios and compelling indications for the use of each of the available medications
  • The contraindications and precautions in the use of each T2DM medication
  • Appropriate use of insulin at the time of T2DM diagnosis
  • Indications for the initiation and continuation of insulin therapy