Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes

3.5 Credit

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes

Target Audience
All members of the interprofessional diabetes management care team. The team includes, but is not limited to, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, and other health care professionals.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the participants should be able to:

Estimate the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) for a person with diabetes based on current guidelines
Discuss the clinical importance of diabetes-specific risk enhancers for cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Identify appropriate blood pressure and cholesterol management goals for a person with diabetes
Design an appropriate drug therapy plan to reduce ASCVD risk for a person with diabetes