Glycemic Management in Type 2 Diabetes

3.5 Credit

Glycemic Management 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:

- Link the relationship of A1C to self-monitored blood glucose and the limitations of A1C
- Explain the rationale for establishing A1C targets and intensive glycemic control trials
- Indicate when and how to use self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and to establish SMBG targets
- Discuss the pathophysiology, evaluation, and management of hypoglycemia