Remember me
Program Details

Diabetes Mellitus: The Pharmacologic Approach


Camille Crawford, Pharm. D.
Assistant Director of Pharmacy
Houston Medical center


Magnolia Coastlands AHEC

Program Description

Healthcare professionals diagnose Diabetes Mellitus at an alarmingly increasing rate throughout the United States. Participants in this HealthTecdl presentation will learn about the epidemiologic impact of the increased rate of DM diagnoses, learn about the latest pharmacologic treatment options, and best practice therapy goals for patients with DM. Presenter Camille Crawford, Pharm.D., is the Assistant Director of Pharmacy at Houston Medical Center, in Warner Robins, GA.

Learning Objectives

- Participants can describe the epidemiological impact of diabetes mellitus in the U.S.
- Participants can compare Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus, their potential complications and respective treatment options.
- Participants can identify appropriate initial therapy options based on clinical presentation with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Participants can state ADA recommended goals of therapy for patients with diabetes mellitus.

Continuing Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University and the Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center. The Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


On Demand
Original program date: May 10, 2012

Technology Requirements

Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at Adobe's web site

This content may also be viewed using the following applications:

Adobe Connect Mobile Adobe Connect Mobile

Having trouble viewing the program? Visit our Technical Support page.

Program Keywords

Diabetes & Nutrition, Drugs, Pharmacy, Primary Care