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May 11, 2021       7:00 PM EST (6:00 PM CST)      Ian Blumer, MD, FRCPC

Audience : General Practitioners

Learning objectives:

  • Learn how flash glucose monitoring technology works 
  • Discover how health care providers can efficiently interpret flash glucose  monitoring data 
  • Illustrate how health care providers can help patients use flash glucose monitoring data to improve diabetes self-management 
  • Demonstrate how health care providers can use flash glucose monitoring data to assist with choosing the most appropriate diabetes therapy

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May 12, 2021     1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST)      Laurel Zvaigzne, RD, CDE

Audience : Nurse Practitioner / Registered Nurse (RN) – Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Registered Dietitian

Learning Objectives: 

  • Explain the new features of the next generation of flash glucose monitoring, including  optional alarms and its expanded use into the pediatric population.                                    
  • Utilize the new features and benefits of the next generation of flash glucose  monitoring that allow patients to become better aware of their glycemic variability.   
  • Compare and prioritize best practices for the efficient management of patients with  diabetes in a virtual environment.       

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May 12, 2021     8:00 PM EST (7:00 PM CST)      Laurel Zvaigzne, RD, CDE

Audience : Nurse Practitioner / Registered Nurse (RN) – Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), Registered Dietitian

Learning Objectives: 

  • Explain the new features of the next generation of flash glucose monitoring, including  optional alarms and its expanded use into the pediatric population.                                    
  • Utilize the new features and benefits of the next generation of flash glucose  monitoring that allow patients to become better aware of their glycemic variability.   
  • Compare and prioritize best practices for the efficient management of patients with  diabetes in a virtual environment.       

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May 19, 2021     1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST)     Rick Siemens, Pharmacist, CDE

Audience : Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives: 

  • Provide introduction to the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system.              
  • Provide instruction regarding the proper use of a sensor including insertion and removal.  
  • Elaborate on the 4 important elements that must be considered when interpreting a scan. 
  • Describe the difference between monitoring glucose levels using capillary blood versus interstitial fluid.​

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May 19, 2021    8:00 PM EST (7:00 PM CST)    Laurel Zvaigzne, RD, CDE 

Audience : Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives: 

  • Provide introduction to the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system.              
  • Provide instruction regarding the proper use of a sensor including insertion and removal.  
  • Elaborate on the 4 important elements that must be considered when interpreting a scan. 
  • Describe the difference between monitoring glucose levels using capillary blood versus interstitial fluid.​

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May 27, 2021     1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST)     Rick Siemens, Pharmacist, CDE

Audience : Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review and compare the glycemic information provided with individual readings of Flash Glucose Monitoring compared to standard Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG). 
  • Compare and evaluate the differences between new glucose metrics reports available with Flash Glucose Monitoring systems, specifically comparing reports available with the Flash Glucose Monitoring reader vs. the Flash Glucose Monitoring phone applications. 
  • Consider the use of new glucose metrics to properly assess an actual patient case and demonstrate how shared patient data can be used to identify problems, formulate action plans, and provide evidence of pharmacist interventions.

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May 27, 2021     8:00 PM EST (7:00 PM CST)     Rick Siemens, Pharmacist, CDE

Audience : Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review and compare the glycemic information provided with individual readings of Flash Glucose Monitoring compared to standard Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG). 
  • Compare and evaluate the differences between new glucose metrics reports available with Flash Glucose Monitoring systems, specifically comparing reports available with the Flash Glucose Monitoring reader vs. the Flash Glucose Monitoring phone applications. 
  • Consider the use of new glucose metrics to properly assess an actual patient case and demonstrate how shared patient data can be used to identify problems, formulate action plans, and provide evidence of pharmacist interventions.

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The FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system is indicated for measuring interstitial fluid glucose levels in adults aged 18 years and older with diabetes mellitus. Always read and follow the label/insert. 

The FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose monitoring system is indicated for measuring interstitial fluid glucose levels in people aged 4 years and older with diabetes mellitus. Always read and follow the label/insert.