This course is appropriate for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, diabetes educators, and other health care professionals who care for patients with CF and cystic fibrosis related diabetes (CFRD). The course will utilize an interactive case based approach to review the diagnostic and treatment strategies for managing CFRD. This course will cover the general principles of nutritional and pharmacological therapy and use of new technology including ambulatory insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring in management of CFRD. Faculty will discuss clinical scenarios and provide take home practical patient management strategies to improve quality of care of patients with CFRD.
Define where to access the guidelines for Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes Mellitus.
Define why we screen for and treat Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes Mellitus; and treatment options.
Summarize some of the barriers for effective screening and treatment for CFRD; and potential solutions.
Short Course Leader(s):
Associate Clinical Professor,
University of Iowa Stead Family Children`s Hospital