Oral Agents in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes:
The New Frontier Pharmacists January 15, 2015
To provide continuing professional development for pharmacists.
Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
- Explain the mechanism of action, indications, and side-effect profile of oral antidiabetic agents for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
- Describe the medications in each therapeutic class and their role in treating type 2 diabetes
- List the advantages and disadvantages of medications within each drug class.
- Identify an appropriate agent based on patient comorbidities and preferences.
This program has been developed for pharmacists working in the health-system and related pharmacy settings.
Author / Speaker
Maabo Kludze-Forson, PharmD, MBA, CDE, BCPS
Senior Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Greater New York Hospital Association
Joseph Pinto, BS, MS
Heide Christiansen, PharmD
Jill Bleyl, CE Administrator
Contact Hour: 1
Presented At: Jan 15, 2015
Expires At: Jan 15, 2018 at 12:00 am CT the day of
ACPE Renewal Pending