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Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes in Elderly Adults


Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes in Elderly Adults

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Kathleen Wolff, LCSW
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
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This one hour video lecture with accompanying PowerPoint slides describes management of diabetes in elderly with reference to treatment goals and individualized care. The target audience is Interdisciplinary Health Care Professionals.

Educational objectives: 
  1. Explain brief overview of diabetes in the elderly
  2. List Oral diabetes medications used
  3. List uses for insulin and insulin delivery systems
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Suggested Citation:
Kathleen Wolff. Pharmacologic Management of Diabetes in Elderly Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: