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Diabetes therapeutics, treatment optimisation and support technology
This webinar aims to describe the advancement in diabetes therapeutics for managing diabetes, highlight the role of technology in improving health outcome of individuals living with diabetes and identify the different services employed in the optimization of diabetes treatment.
Around 422 million people worldwide have diabetes and 1. 6 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year. Pharmacists, across all sectors and areas of practice do have a role to play in ensuring the prevention and management of diabetes. In a series of five webinars, the role of pharmacists in the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications; advancement in therapeutic options; competencies and workforce development opportunities; and policy barriers and facilitators in providing diabetes services will be explored. The series culminates in the launching of the ONE FIP Practice Transformation Programme on Diabetes
At the end of this webinar, participants will:
• Describe the advancement in diabetes therapeutics for managing diabetes
• Explain the role of technology in improving health outcome of individuals living with diabetes
• Identify the different services employed in the optimization of diabetes treatment
Ross McKinnon, Chair of BPS, Chair of Board of Pharmaceutical Sciences, FIP Australia
-Antria Pavlidou, YPG PharmSci Promotion, PhD Candidate, Clinical Pharmacist Pharmaceutical Services, Ministry of Health, Cyprus / PhD Candidate UCL, Cyprus
-Kalyan Venkata, Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences,
University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, USA
-Anna Busquets Casso, Community pharmacist, SEFAC, Spain