Cardiovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes for Health Care Professionals Course

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This FREE online, professional education course provides up-to-date knowledge on treating cardiovascular disease (CVD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in people living with type 2 diabetes.

The Cardiovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes for Health Care Professionals course will help you apply updated recommendations on diabetes care to real-life scenarios.

Developed from the Standards of Care in Diabetes—2023, this course will help you strengthen your knowledge, skills and expertise to improve outcomes for the people you see.

Explore this short, interactive program at your own pace and learn evidence-based guidelines to apply in your practice.

On completion, you will receive a Know Diabetes by Heart certificate.

Please note that information included in this program has been developed to align with the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Care in Diabetes—2023 and is subject to future changes.

Topics covered in the four-part course include:

  • How to reduce cardiovascular risk in people with type 2 diabetes by setting and achieving management goals.
  • The current guidelines for managing type 2 diabetes and CKD.
  • The relationship between type 2 diabetes and risk factors for patients with a history of atherosclerotic CVD or heart failure.
  • Key strategies for managing diabetes and CVD through lifestyle management and motivational interviewing.
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Faculty Members

Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDCES, FADCES, FASCP

Allen I. White Distinguished Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Washington State University

Jennifer B. Green, MD

Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke Clinical Research Institute

Donald E. Cutlip, MD

Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Teri L. Hernandez, PhD, RN

Professor and Associate Dean for Research
College of Nursing
Department of Medicine/Endocrinology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus