[Diabetes Trends] Novel Pharmacological Approaches to Treating Post-Prandial Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes
This webcast will review the barriers to treatment intensification and implement strategies to overcome them. The activity will also outline the rationale, safety, and efficacy of fixed-ratio GLP-1 RA + basal insulin agents and discuss strategies for integrating them into treatment regimens for patients with T2DM.
Recognize the barriers to treatment intensification and implement strategies to overcome them
Outline the rationale, safety, and efficacy for fixed-ratio GLP-1 RA and basal insulin agents
- Integrate fixed-ratio GLP1 RA and basal insulin agents for the treatment of patients with T2DM
Activity Launch Date - 12/20/18
Expiration Date - 12/20/19
The Diabetes Trends webcast series was adapted from a series of live programs presented in the Fall of 2018 in collaboration with the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF). The goal of Diabetes Trends was to foster collaboration, share best practices and provide a forum for peer-to-peer interaction among primary care physicians and advanced practice providers who are actively engaged in the clinical care of diabetes patients.
This activity was originally presented as the third session in the Diabetes Trends series. Find other activities from this series on our website:
- [Session 1] Considerations for Advancing Treatment After Metformin
- [Session 2] How to Select and Start Insulin in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Hands-on Demonstration
- [Session 3] Novel Pharmacological Approaches to Treating Post-Prandial Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: Fixed-Ratio GLP-1 RA and Basal Insulin Combinations
- [Session 4] Continuous Glucose Monitoring: Implications for Primary Care in Management of Type 2 Diabetes
- [Session 5] Treating Diabetes Beyond A1C: Considerations for Cardiovascular Protection
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck.
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Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, FACP, FACE
Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes & Metabolism
Grady Health Systems
Guillermo E. Umpierrez, MD, FACP, FACE is professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and clinical director of the Diabetes and Metabolism Center at Emory University School of Medicine and director the diabetes and endocrinology section and clinical research unit at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Umpierrez is the recipient of numerous teaching awards for Best Clinical Teacher and Best mentor of Endocrine Fellows and Junior Faculty at Emory University, as well as national awards from the ACP, AACE and ADA. He is a member of AACE Diabetes Scientific Council and Board of Directors of AACE. Chair of the Global Task Force and member of the Endocrine Society Council, and member of the ADA Professional Practice Recommendation Committee. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care and the Editor-in-Chief of the ADA Medical Management of Diabetes clinical series. He has published more than 260 scientific manuscripts and book chapters and has presented over 250 abstracts at national and international scientific meetings.
Dr. Umpierrez has served on an Advisory Board for Intarcia, Janssen and Sanofi. Funds for Contracted Research have been provided to his institution Emory University from AstraZeneca, Merck, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi.
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