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Diabetes Technology: Life Changing Innovation

New advances in diabetes technology have inundated the market, making it challenging for the healthcare practitioner: MD, DO, RD, Pharmacist, and or Nurse, to keep pace with the changes, and determine which piece of technology would provide each patient the greatest benefit in their diabetes care and management. This presentation and panel discussion will provide participants a greater understanding of the purpose of each piece of technology as well as the pros and cons.

Date: Mar 24, 2021 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Mar 28, 2021 04:45 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses


Disclosure Policy
The disclosure policies of the SIUE School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Professional Education requires all persons in a position to control content to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. If a conflict is identified, the Office of Professional Continuing Education will initiate a process for resolving the conflict.  The existence of relationships does not necessarily imply bias or lessen the value of the activity.  All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.
The persons required to disclose conflicts include all course faculty, the SIUE CPE administrator, all activity planners and all reviewers.  The relevant commercial financial relationships or affiliations must have occured over the past 12 months.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  
The participant must provide the correct NABP ePID number/DOB combination in their electronic profile. All CPE evaluations must be completed within 60 days of completing the activity. It is the participant's responsibility to check that their credit records are correct within the 60 day period after completion of the activity.   Log in to CPE Monitor at to view a list of all ACPE-accredited activities you have taken. Any discrepancies must be resolved with the CPE Provider directly and in a timely manner.



SIUMED Continuing Education



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and the Jackson, Franklin and Williamson County Diabetes Today Resource Team. The SIU School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



SIU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  SIU School of Medicine is preapproved as a continuing nursing education provider pursuant to Section1300.130, subsection c), 1), B) and P) of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Nurse Practice Act. Nurses may receive a maximum of 1.25 contact hours for completing this activity.  

SIU School of Medicine is a licensed provider for continuing education for dietitian/nutrition counselors (license #199.0001210. This program offers a maximum of 1.25 CE hours.



Registration Closed  

There is an increase of digital health technology, especially digital and health applications ("apps"), which help people manage their diabetes. The apps are being used on smartphones and other wireless devices and are available to support people with diabetes who need to adopt either lifestyle interventions or medication adjustments in response to glucose-monitoring data. There is an increase and need for technology and education on using the digital health monitoring. This is evidenced by the three articles below:
Diabetes Technology: Uptake, Outcomes, Barriers, and the Intersection With Distress - PubMed (
Diabetes Digital App Technology: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations. A Consensus Report by the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Diabetes Technology Working Group - PubMed (
Influences on Technology Use and Efficacy in Type 1 Diabetes - PubMed (


  • Differentiate between insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems
  • Identify the insulin pumps available for patients with diabetes
  • List specific pharmacist education points for a patient using an Insulin Pump and/or a CGM system.


Amy Stout
Southern Illinois Healthcare

Anne Bacal
Southern Illinois Healthcare

Kimberly Scott-Pilkington
Egyptian Health Department

Lisa Nation
Southern Illinois Healthcare

Maureen Klemme, APN, CNP

Activity Number

Date: 03/24/21
Time: 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

CE Hours



Registration Closed