Diabetes Prime Time: Glycemic Variability, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, and Postprandial Glucose Management
 
Release Date: December 3, 2019
Last Reviewed: November 7, 2019
Expiration Date: December 3, 2020
Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour
 
Faculty
Jeff Unger, MD, FAAFP, FACE
Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
UC Riverside School of Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice
Fellow, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Director, Unger Concierge Primary Care Medical Group
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
 
Wendy S. Lane, MD
Clinical Endocrinologist
Director of Clinical Research
Mountain Diabetes and Endocrine Center
Asheville, NC
 
Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE
Associate Clinical Professor
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine
Hofstra Northwell University
Hempstead, NY
Vice President
Advanced Internal Medicine Group, PC
East Hills, NY
 
Contributing Faculty
Tim Moss

Patient
Corona, CA
 
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Target Audience
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of primary care clinicians (family practice physicians, internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs). It may also benefit other clinicians interested in the management of patients who use insulin to manage diabetes.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
• Evaluate the implications of glycemic variability (GV) for patients with diabetes
• Assess the utility of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes
• Develop insulin treatment strategies to address postprandial glucose (PPG) excursions for patients with diabetes
 
Table of Contents
• Identifying glycemic variability
• Comparing GV and A1c and consequences of GV
• Managing postprandial glucose excursions 
 
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Disclosure of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk Inc.
 
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Jeff Unger, MD, FAAFP, FACE
Consulting Fees: Abbott Laboratories; Novo Nordisk Inc.
Speaker Bureau: sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Ownership interest: Novo Nordisk Inc.
Royalty: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
 
Wendy S. Lane, MD
Grant/Research Support: Dexcom, Inc.; Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novo Nordisk Inc.; sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Retained Consultant: Insulet Corporation; Novo Nordisk Inc.
Speakers Bureau: Dexcom, Inc.; Insulet Corporation; Novo Nordisk Inc.
 
Javier Morales, MD, FACP, FACE
Retained Consultant: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Novo Nordisk Inc.
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Novo Nordisk Inc.
 
Tim Moss
No financial relationships to disclose.
 
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Peer reviewer, Carol Levy, MD, CDE has the following relationships to disclose:
Retained Consultant: sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Salary (Spouse): Allergan, Inc
 
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