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GLP-1 Receptor Agonists: Metabolic Effects and Their Role in Managing T2DM

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Overview / Abstract:

Target Audience
The intended audience for this educational initiative is primary care providers, including internal medicine and family medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, who are front-line clinicians in managing patients with type 2 diabetes.

Program Overview
This activity will inform clinicians about the pleiotropic effects of GLP-1 RAs, the demonstrated clinical efficacy of these agents for managing patients with T2DM and a variety of comorbid conditions, and guideline recommendations for incorporating GLP-1 RAs into management strategies for T2DM.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Describe the pleiotropic mechanism of action of GLP-1 receptor agonists.
Discuss efficacy and safety data for approved GLP-1 receptor agonists, including efficacy for glycemic and extra-glycemic effects.
Incorporate GLP-1 receptor agonists into evidence-based individualized management plans for patients with type 2 diabetes aligned with current guideline recommendations.


Aug 30, 2023


Physician CME



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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Lucia M. Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM
Nurse Practitioner
Board Certified Adult Health and Advanced Diabetes Management
President and Owner Diabetes Consulting Services
Co-Executive Director Capital Health & Metabolic Center
Capital Diabetes & Endocrine Associates
Silver Spring, MD

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP
Professor, Primary Care Department
Director of Clinical Research and Diabetes Services
Touro University California
College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vallejo, CA

John R. White, Jr., PA-C, PharmD
John R. White, Jr., PA-C, PharmD
Chair and R. Keith Campbell Distinguished Professor in Diabetes Care
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pullman, WA

Eugene Wright, MD
Eugene Wright, MD
Medical Director, Performance Improvement
Charlotte AHEC
Charlotte, NC

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Potomac Center, Rockpointe, Novo Nordisk

Keywords / Search Terms

Relias LLC Cardiology, Endocrinology, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Obesity Free CE CME

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