Diabetes in Dental Practice
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Dental team members must demonstrate an understanding of glycemic monitoring and management to best serve patients with this common chronic disease.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the two main types of diabetes.
- Discuss the value of laboratory testing and patient self-glucose monitoring.
- Explain how the HbA1c test can be used by oral health professionals to manage patients with diabetes.
This course was issued in the January 2016 issue and expires 1/31/19. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.