FP Essentials™

Diabetes Update

Edition #456 | May 2017

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In This Edition

  • Describe the epidemiology of type 1 diabetes.
  • Identify developmentally appropriate expectations for self-management of type 1 diabetes in children.
  • Explain management and screening strategies for prevention of type 1 and type 2 diabetes complications.
  • Prescribe established therapies for type 2 diabetes.
  • Recognize indications for new therapies for type 2 diabetes and describe their risks and benefits.
  • Implement new therapies for type 2 diabetes when appropriate.
  • Identify patients at risk of complications due to diabetes.
  • Discuss current recommendations for gestational diabetes, including long-term risk for type 2 diabetes.
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May 2017


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