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Event Profile

Guideline Updates in the Management of People with Type 2 Diabetes and Implications to Patient Care

June 9, 2021

Location: Online


Event Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Event Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

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


Hear from a variety of expert panelists on the most recent guideline updates and practical guidance for patient care. Understand some of the nuances of guideline recommendations based on data from recent clinical trials and outcomes studies.

This webinar is part of a series of educational activities presented by ADCES 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.


-- Become familiar with evidence from recent landmark CVOTs (cardiovascular outcome trials) and updated guidelines to help appropriately individualize the management of people with type 2 diabetes.
-- Understand new treatment pathways based on CV risk assessment of people with type 2 diabetes.
-- Recognize the need to manage CV risk factors within the paradigm of the overall management of type 2 diabetes and associated macrovascular complications.

Activity Type:

This 60-minute online session includes a brief presentation followed by an interactive discussion with questions and answers from the audience.

Intended Audience

This activity is designed for diabetes care and education specialists, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physicians, PAs, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with diabetes and other related conditions.

Ted Okerson, MD, FACP, FACE, FTOS
Senior Field Physician
Senior Director-Cardiovascular/Metabolic Disease
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Paul Tomasic, MD, MS, FACP, FACE
Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease Field Physician
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

Davida F. Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM
Certified Nurse Practitioner
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Disorders
Henry Ford Health System

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

This webinar is FREE to ADCES members and non-members.

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