Understanding the Impact of Weight on T2D Outcomes

Course Description

Activity Description
Healthcare providers (HCPs) encounter significant challenges when treating patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). HCPs should be cognizant of when to change or intensify treatment and be aware of options that are non-optimal. As such, HCPs need to be equipped with current professional guidelines, the latest clinical evidence on new and emerging therapies for T2D, and strategies for engaging patients in shared decision-making to effectively prioritize weight management and promote comprehensive T2D care.

Explore the 3-part on-demand series, Shedding Light on Type 2 Diabetes: Weight Management & Future Breakthroughs. This collaborative effort, in conjunction with local AAFP Chapter meetings, provides expert guidance and clinical best practices to understand the impact of weight on T2D outcomes, weight management as a treatment for T2D, and effective strategies for shared decision-making in T2D care. Key topics in Part 1: Understanding the Impact of Weight on T2D Outcomes include:

  • The risks of excess weight among patients with T2D: Impact of T2D on patients’ daily living and healthcare systems, as well as long-term impact on patient quality-of-life
  • Investigate the intricate relationship between weight, obesity, and T2D: Examine and understand the implications of rising rates of obesity and the role of weight reduction in T2D outcomes

Don’t miss the opportunity to join this series and learn in person, gaining valuable insights into effectively addressing T2D for improved patient health. Be sure to take part 2 and part 3 to maximize your education and impact!

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