A Fresh Look at Diabetes Management Technology

Tuesday, May 17, 2022  9:45-10:45 AM

Handout & Speaker Bio | Slides

Recent exceptional advances in diabetes management technology have contributed to improved individualization of diabetes management. These advancements in technology provide improvements in quality of care and convenience. This session will review current guidelines that show the effect of technology on improving hemoglobin A1C levels and reducing incidence and progression of diabetes-related complications. Upon completion of this course, pharmacists will be equipped to integrate their knowledge of diabetes management technology into their practice to provide a personalized approach to the management of diabetes and optimize patient care outcomes.

Learning Objectives - Pharmacists
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Define and share examples of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems currently available.
  2. Describe the goal glycemic ranges utilized when interpreting the data received from CGM systems.
  3. Compare currently available automated insulin delivery devices.
  4. Summarize the impact of automated insulin delivery devices on improving diabetes care and optimizing patient outcomes.
  5. Create a care plan for a specific patient highlighting the benefits connected insulin pens offer over traditional insulin pens and vials.

0.1 CEU/1 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-22-008-L01-P

Emily Knezevich, PharmD, CDCES, BCPS, FCCP
Associate Professor
Creighton University School of Pharmacy & Health Professions