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New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Tue August 25, 2015: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT

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The applicability of information presented today may change with new research or policies after this time.

Do your patients manage their diabetes by eating well and being active? Or do they need medication to help control their blood sugar? What medications are the most effective and what is new to the market? Tune in to this webinar to guide you through what is available and most effective to help your patients better control their type 2 diabetes.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the current paradigm for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
  • Compare and contrast pros and cons of newer medications for the Treatment of type 2 diabetes.
  • Modify a treatment plan correctly and efficiently based on the side effect profiles of newer medications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Presenter Information

Curtis L. Triplitt, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Diabetes
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Texas Diabetes Institute
San Antonio, Texas

Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D., CDE, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) where he oversees many diabetes research projects. In addition, he clinically manages people with diabetes with an endocrinologist at the Texas Diabetes Institute.

Dr. Triplitt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Iowa and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin and the Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a primary-care residency at the William S. Middleton Veteran Administration’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.

Dr. Triplitt has published over 40 peer reviewed articles in the diabetes and metabolism field, is an Associate Editor for Diabetes Spectrum, an American Diabetes Association publication, as well as serving on the Editorial Board for AADE in practice. In addition, Dr. Triplitt is currently the Vice-Chair of the Texas Diabetes Council (TDC), which is legislatively mandated to develop and implement a state plan for diabetes prevention, treatment, education, and training.

1.0 hour CPEU approved for Registered Dietitians

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PowerPoint New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes (Slideshare)

PowerPoint New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes (PDF)

American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (2015)

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