Type: Keynote Therapeutic: Diabetes, & Metabolism
Friday May 11 1:50pm to 2:50pm Location: Lecture Hall 1 Credits: 1 Mainpro+
Every 5 years, Diabetes Canada updates clinical practice guidelines to reflect the most up-to-date evidence for managing diabetes. The newest version was released in April 2018. Highlights from the 2018 Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines will be reviewed along with the rationale for the major changes
List major changes in the 2018 Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines.
Explain the rationale for the changes in the 2018 Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines.
Utilize the ABCDES3 of diabetes management.
Alice YY Cheng MD, FRCPC Dr. Cheng is an Endocrinologist at Trillium Health Partners (Credit Valley Hospital) in Mississauga and St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. After completing Endocrinology training at the University of Toronto she also completed the Master Teacher Program offered through the Department of Medicine. She has served on the Expert Committee for the 2003 Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines and the Steering and Expert Committees for the 2008 revision. She has also served as Chair for the 2013 Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines. Dr. Cheng is actively involved in continuing education and has received a Certificate of Recognition from the Ontario College of Family Physicians for her contributions to diabetes care and family medicine education. In addition, she has been awarded the national Charles H. Best Award by Diabetes Canada.