Combination Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Management: Charting Courses for Success

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Date of original release: May 14, 2015

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Target Audience

Endocrinologists

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the regulation of glucose by the kidney in normoglycemia and hyperglycemia and identify roles for SGLT 2 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
  • Recognize properties of incretin hormones and differentiate clinical effects and roles for longer-acting GLP-1 receptor agonists, shorter-acting GLP-1 receptor agonists, and DPP-4 inhibitors.
  • Describe considerations for prescribing combination antihyperglycemic therapy and recommend strategies for patients currently not taking insulin therapy as well as those taking insulin.
  • Identify barriers to antidiabetic medication adherence and recommend solutions to overcome barriers and improve adherence.
Additional information
Available for MOC Points?: 
No
Practice Area: 
Diabetes
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/24/2015
Course expires: 
11/24/2016
Cost:
$0.00

Anne Peters, MD; Eugenio Cersosimo, MD, PhD; Vivian Fonseca, MD, FACE

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA
  • 1.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/24/2015
Course expires: 
11/24/2016

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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