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Diabetes in Older Adults


Peggy Odegard, PharmD, CDE

Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Consider the influence of aging on type 2 diabetes risk factors and prevalence
  • Identify safe and effective treatment goals and preferred therapeutic options for older adults with diabetes
  • Apply learning to cases of older adults with type 2 diabetes, creating an individualized treatment and monitoring plan

[From the Winter 2016 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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