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Diabetes: Current Practice in Diagnosis, Monitoring, Treatment, and Lab Testing

From the 2023 Joint Annual Meeting (recorded 6/28/2023)
Presented by Elissa Passiment, EdM, MLS(ASCP)

This session will explore the latest diabetes guidelines of medical societies and the advances in diagnosing, screening, preventing and treating of all types of diabetes. The impact on and challenges for our laboratory services will be presented.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe most current diagnostic criteria for each major type of diabetes and subtypes of type 2
  • Discuss, compare and contrast the different guidelines from ADA, ACOG and AACE
  • Analyze the advantages and shortfalls of current laboratory testing

ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of C/U (Chemistry) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This Advanced-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.