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Diabetic Medications Part 1: Oral Medications

You know that uncontrolled diabetes can lead to many serious complications, such as heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, amputations and even death.  But are you struggling to keep up with the volume of oral medications available to treat your patients with diabetes? Do you wonder if you have chosen the option that is for your patient? The pathophysiology in diabetes is very complicated and the recommendations are continuously evolving making it difficult to keep up with the changes. In this program Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE will provide you with practical solutions, tips and tools you can use to ensure your medication choices are correct and that you improve the outcomes of the patients you care for.
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Faculty:
Laurie Klipfel
Duration:
2 Hours 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 26, 2017

Description

You know that uncontrolled diabetes can lead to many serious complications, such as heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, amputations and even death.  But are you struggling to keep up with the volume of oral medications available to treat your patients with diabetes? Do you wonder if you have chosen the option that is for your patient? The pathophysiology in diabetes is very complicated and the recommendations are continuously evolving making it difficult to keep up with the changes. In this program Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE will provide you with practical solutions, tips and tools you can use to ensure your medication choices are correct and that you improve the outcomes of the patients you care for. 

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Outline

OUTLINE

 

  • Medication Indications
  • Goal Blood Sugar
  • Medication Categories
    • Sulfonylureas
    • Meglitinides
    • Biguanides
    • Thiazolidinediones (TZD’s)
    • Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitors
    • DPP-4 Inhibitors
    • Dopamine Antagonist
    • Bile Acid Sequestrants
    • SGLT2 inhibitors
  • ADA Recommendations
  • AACE Recommendations
  • Choosing Medications with Co-Morbities
  • Choosing Medication as Diabetes Progresses

Faculty

Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE Related seminars and products: 7


Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE, has been a Certified Diabetes Educator for over 20 years and has managed several hospital ADA-recognized diabetes education programs; she is a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology and a certification in wound care. A member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Laurie is the past president of her local chapter. Laurie works at a large hospital in St. Louis, MO, serving the needs of patients with diabetes in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Laurie is also a certified insulin pump trainer and has published articles on use of insulin pumps for hospitalized patients. Her practical experiences, supported by clinical knowledge, provide a blend of information on how to treat diabetes today. Her goal is to provide the current strategies and treatments you need to improve the outcomes of your patients.

Speaker Disclosures: 

Financial: Laurie Klipfel receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Laurie Klipfel has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.