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Event Profile

The Role of the Platelet in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Therapeutic Options

October 23, 2019

Location: Online


This event has a fee

This webinar is FREE 

Event Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Event Time: 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Please Note: All times are Eastern. Our 60-minute webinars begin at 1:00 pm Eastern / 12:00 noon Central / 11:00 am Mountain / 10:00 am Pacific.

Program Overview

The program will go over the role of the platelets in patients with T2D and the abnormal physiology of the platelets in this patient group. We will discuss how this abnormal physiology relates to the overall CV risk in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. The data on current approved treatments will be discussed as well as some more recent data.

This webinar is part of a series of educational activities presented by AADE in association with AstraZeneca-US Medical Affairs, CVMD Division. This webinar is educational in nature and contains no promotional or product information. CE credit is not available for this activity.


-- Gain knowledge on the abnormal physiology of platelets in this patient group
-- Understand the relation of abnormal platelet physiology to cardiovascular risk
-- Understand the available therapeutics and newer data in this area


Narinder P. Bhalla, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Executive Director
Head of Cardiovascular, BioPharmaceuticals Medical
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Curtis Triplitt, PharmD, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine/Diabetes 
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Texas Diabetes Institute

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, MDs, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for their patients with diabetes and other related conditions.

Activity Type

This 60-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.

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