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Technologies in Diabetes Care

Sam Spencer

Samantha Spencer, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Assistant Director, Drug Information Group
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago

Disclosure (s):
Dr. Spencer has no relevant conflicts of interest in relation to this activity. The reviewers who contributed to this activity have nothing to disclose.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this knowledge-based activity, participating individuals should be able to:

  • Describe current recommendations for use of diabetes technology.
  • Review technologies available for glucose monitoring, insulin delivery, hybrid systems, and apps.
  • Identify key characteristics of devices and apps to help guide recommendations for patients.
  • Review important considerations when developing an individualized treatment plan for a patient based on their glucose monitoring and insulin delivery needs.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: Free
Release Date: March 2, 2021 Expiration Date: March 2, 2023
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour CE: 1 contact hour (0.1 CEUs)

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How to Earn Credit:
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