Review of Treatments and Guidelines in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CPE
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Feb 1, 2019
  • Expires: Oct 5, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • Average User Rating:
    (1 Rating)
Didin't officially launch until November 20, 2019


Brittany R.  Smith Brittany R. Smith, PharmD
Pharmacist, UK Specialty Pharmacy
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Needs Statement

There have been frequent updates to the diabetes management guidelines and recent data that led to updates to the treatment algorithm for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) that pharmacists need to be aware of.

Target Audience



Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Review drug classes endorsed by the current treatment guidelines for T2DM.
2. Discuss the FDA Guidance for Industry that led to recent updates to the T2DM Guidelines.
2. Discuss literature that led to updates to the T2DM pharmacological treatment algorithm.


ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-0000-18-172-H01-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Faculty Disclosure

No speakers or planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.