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Connecting the Dots: Impacts of Cardiovascular-Outcomes Trials on ADA Treatment Guidelines


July 9
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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OVERVIEW: Learners will leave this presentation with an understanding of how and why cardiovascular studies have changed the treatment guidelines for diabetes.


  • Explain why additional studies on cardiovascular impact are required for new diabetic medications.
  • Discuss results of various cardiovascular-outcome trials findings.
  • Illustrate the impact cardiovascular trials have had on the American Diabetes Association Guidelines focusing on updates made based on study results.


Jennifer Frericks, RPh, CDCES Jennifer is a pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist with over 20 years of healthcare experience.  She has spent most of her time in healthcare focusing on improvement of diabetic education. Her patients feel she is an essential member of their healthcare team. Jennifer was part of the original team who developed the Diabetes Center at Blessing Hospital.


Cost is $135 per facility for unlimited participation or $25  per individual. Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package

1.0 Nurse Contact Hour

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.