2020 Diabetes Update

2020 Diabetes Update

ⓘ  These enduring material modules are recordings of presentations from the 2020 Diabetes Update symposium held October 9, 2020.



  1. Hypoglycemia in Diabetes
  2. Medication Update
  3. Insulin Insights
  4. Personalized Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy
  5. Practical Tips for Professional CGM in Your Clinic
  6. Hypertension and Lipid Updates
  7. COVID-19 and Diabetes
  8. Diabetes Update Case Studies




These enduring material modules are intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and others who care for patients with diabetes.


Upon completion of these enduring material modules, participants should be better able to:

  1. Explain strategies to prevent hypoglycemia
  2. State effect of hypoglycemia on length of hospital stay, increase in cost of hospitalizations, poor outcomes and increased morbidity of patients with diabetes
  3. Recognize which diabetes medications are optimal for individual patients
  4. Discuss optimal insulin and injectable treatment options for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients
  5. Describe how to reduce cardiovascular risk for diabetes patients through optimal management of hypertension and dyslipidemia
  6. Report how to interpret and use data from continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and implement into pattern management within telehealth practice
  7. Recall tips and tricks in ordering and obtaining CGM systems and supplies
  8. Discuss inflammatory response and significant insulin resistance associated with COVID-19
  9. Identify American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines in medical nutrition management interventions for patients with diabetes
  10. Develop a diabetes therapy plan based on specific comorbidities and complications


Jointly Accredited Provider MarkIn support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Nebraska Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Also accredited by the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Nebraska Medical Nutrition Therapy.


These enduring material modules are sponsored by the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine — Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism; Nebraska Medicine — Diabetes Center and Employee Learning & Development through the resources of the UNMC Center for Continuing Education.


If you have questions regarding this activity, please contact Bailey Wrenn via email.