Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education
Nissa Mazzola, PharmD, CGPAssistant Clinical Professor, Clinical Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, St. John's University, Queens, New YorkAmbulatory Care Specialist, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
The third in a 3-part series focusing on diabetes management, this activity will review the therapeutic options to help improve blood sugar in type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 80% to 90% of diabetes cases in the United States. Type 2 diabetes represents several different primary genetic and environmental insults that lead to relative insulin deficiency. A number of therapeutic options are available to address these defects to improve blood sugar levels. This activity will provide a review of the available and emerging pharmacologic treatments and how each medication addresses the numerous metabolic deficits seen in patients with diabetes.
Upon completing the program, participants should be able to:
Expiration Date: December 15, 2013
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