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Digital Seminar

Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Matthew Kearney, MS, MPAS, PA-C
1 Hour 05 Minutes
Audio and Video
Jan 06, 2023
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In this session, Matthew will discuss the two main treatment approaches for managing Type 2 Diabetes in a primary care setting. Starting with an overview of the complications, he will focus on the treatment approaches, and A1C guidelines. He will discuss both necessary lifestyle changes, including diet, and improving exercise/activity level. Additionally, he will cover the oral medicines for initial treatment and when insulin may be needed. Long term goals for treatment will be discussed to decrease the chance for heart failure, neuropathy and other complications.


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

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Earn up to 1.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

This self-study activity consists of 1.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

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Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.0 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.



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Matthew Kearney, MS, MPAS, PA-C, graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA with a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. He also received a master of science degree in physiology from Penn State University, College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Matthew Kearney has employment relationships with Meritus Medical Center and Frostburg State University. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Matthew Kearney has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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  1. Integrate the pathophysiology of T2D into the development of a management plan.
  2. Educate patients on any medications prescribed for control of T2D.
  3. Implement the ADA T2D clinical practice guidelines to improve outcomes for patients.


  • Complications
    • Macrovascular
    • Microvascular
    • Neuropathy complications
  • Treatment
    • A1C Goals
    • Medications (ADA Guidelines) --cost of medications
    • Patient teaching Reduction of ASCVD Risks
  • Goals
    • Reduced HF Risk
    • Reduce risk of Neuropathy
    • Increased quality of Life

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants


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