PL-1.3 2018 diabetes guidelines
Monday November 26, 2018 from 09:35 to 10:05
Salle de Bal de Montréal

Tina Kader, Canada

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

McGill University


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Canadian guidelines for diabetes were recently updated 2018; There are many new meds for diabetes and newer insulins;Blood pressure and Ldl targets remain the same. For patients with heart disease and a1c over 7 choices are meds from glp1 class or sglt2 inhibitor class that have demonstrated cardiovascular protection; Focus is now on agents that are effective and that dont cause weight gain of hypoglycemia for all patients with diabetes. Newer insulins are available with longer duration and less hypoglycemia; Aspirin is no longer offered for most patients for primary prevention.Women of chidlbearing age should be taught preconceptional counselling to avoid negative pregnancy outcomes





As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • be aware of latest meds for diabetes                  
  • be aware of what meds to prescribe for patients with cardiovascular disease    
  • be aware of when and for who to prescribe statin and or ace inhibitor  be aware of preconceptional counselling  
  • be aware of newer insulins and how thye work



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Lectures by Tina Kader

When Session Talk Title Room
08:15 - 10:35
Plenary - 1 2018 diabetes guidelines Salle de Bal de Montréal
11:00 - 12:00
Workshops - A 2018 diabetes guidelines St-Laurent 8
14:40 - 15:40
Workshops - B Does my patient need insulin? Westmount 2
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch Break and Lunch&Learns The last 30 years of diabetes: Where we were, where we are now and where we are going Salle de Bal de Montréal

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