2017 Catalog: All Courses
DE0067: Caring for Elders with Diabetes
This presentation will review the differences in overall pathophysiology in elders with diabetes compared to younger patients with the disease. Reducing risks of complications from diabetes will also be discussed. Clinical considerations to assist in providing the best care for elders with diabetes will be described.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Summarize the differences between elders with diabetes vs. younger patients with the disease.
2. Incorporate key concepts of individualizing caring for elders with diabetes into clinical practice.
3. Incorporate into practice, information on the differences in pharmacotherapy in elders with diabetes compared to younger patients.
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.
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.