Pharmacists may earn 1.00 CPE Credit (0.10 CEU) by completing this course on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) website. Please click here to go to the course (you will leave the myCME website, and free registration on the ASHP website is required). Your certificate will save on ASHP.org and will not be included in your myCME CME History.
This continuing medical education activity is provided by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Supported by an educational grant from Merck
This activity will provide an overview of the current diabetes guidelines and the challenge of clinical inertia when caring for patients with diabetes. The use of individualized therapy will be explained.
This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants caring for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based educational activity, participants should be able to:
Describe the prevalence, clinical and economic impact, and pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the United States.
Discuss similarities and differences among the A1C goals in current guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Review the stepwise approach to drug therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Explain the potential clinical and economic impact of and factors contributing to clinical inertia in treating patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
List strategies for overcoming clinical inertia in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy
In accordance with ACCME and ACPE Standards for Commercial Support, ASHP policy requires that all faculty, planners, reviewers, staff, and others in a position to control the content of this presentation disclose their financial relationships. In this activity, only the individuals below have disclosed a relevant financial relationship. No other persons associated with this presentation have disclosed any relevant financial relationships.
Curtis L. Triplitt, PharmD Clinical Associate Professor Medicine/Diabetes University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Associate Director Diabetes Research Unit Texas Diabetes Institute, University Health System San Antonio, TX
Dr. Triplitt discloses the following: Speakers Bureau: AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, and Janssen Consultant: Merck
Eric L. Johnson, MD Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Assistant Medical Director, Altru Diabetes Center Altru Health System Grand Forks, ND
Dr. Johnson discloses the following: Speakers Bureau: Medtronic and Novo Nordisk Advisory Board: Novo Nordisk and Sanofi
Accredited Provider Disclosure
The planners and managers reported no financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouses/life partners have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA approved or investigational use of products/devices.
In order to receive credit, participants must complete the post-test and program evaluation. Participants must also score at least 70% on the post-test. Certificates will be distributed online at the conclusion of the activity. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/CME History, which you can access at any time.
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