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A Change of Heart: Emerging Strategies in the management of CV risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Type: Accredited Symposia
Thursday May 10
12:40pm to 1:40pm
Location: Symposia A

  • Description

    A Case based program that takes a holistic approach to the management of CV risk in type 2 diabetes, through the application of recent data that is causing a paradigm shift in the treatment of diabetes.

    Learning Objectives
    • Appreciate the increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with type 2 diabetes and assess cardiovascular (CV) risk in these patients .
    • Understand the “twin goals” of CV protection and good glycemic control in type 2 diabetes.
    • Explain the efficacy and safety of antihyperglycemic agents with demonstrated CV benefit and the risk reduction associated with these agents.
    • Implement Diabetes Canada’s (formerly the Canadian Diabetes Association’s) recent guideline update for secondary CVD prevention in patients with type 2 diabetes and understand the rationale for this update.

    Accreditation Statement:
    This Group Learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Ontario Chapter.

    Industry Support
    This program was supported in part by an educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Eli Lilly Alliance.
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