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Dr. Mary Korytkowski discusses prevention and treatment for diabetes in older adults.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence for preventing and treating diabetes and common comorbidities in older adults
  • Review the epidemiology and pathogensis of diabetes in older adults
  • Discuss consensus recommendations for treating older adults who are at risk for diabetes

Reading Resources:

  1. Harris MI et al. Diabetes Care. 1998;21:518-524.
  2. Resnick HE et al. Diabetes Care. 2000;23:176-180.
  3. Chang & Halter. AJP 284:E7-E12, 2003.
  4. American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Care. 2013;36 (suppl 1):S11.


Dr. Korytkowski has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Other: Research Grant Support for SAnofi Aventis

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

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Release Date: 3/19/2014 | Last Modified On: 3/19/2014 | Expires: 3/19/2015

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