2023 Catalog: General Courses
DE0014: Diabetes Online CDE: Non-Insulin Medications for Hyperglycemia Treatment in Type 2 Diabetes
There are many non-insulin medications for the treatment of hyperglycemia available to patients with type 2 diabetes. Recent studies suggest the benefit of new agents beyond blood sugar reduction. Appropriate selection of medications will require understanding of the mechanism of action, effectiveness and side effects of treatment, and cost and convenience to our patients.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Examine the pathophysiological approach to hyperglycemia treatment.
2. Discuss Diabetes Audit glycemia and treatment trends.
3. Select appropriate non-insulin medications for the treatment of hyperglycemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health (IHS DOH) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. IHS DOH designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credits.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.