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Diabetes Is Primary
 Up to 16.5 CE credits available! Please note the introduction module does not offer CE credit. 
Overview of Diabetes is Primary (DIP) Certificate Bundle
The Diabetes Is Primary continuing education (CE) program is the premier online educational program from the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) for primary care clinicians.

**Please note that this program closes on November 30, 2022.**

Course Description:

Diabetes Is Primary (DIP) helps primary care practitioners (PCPs) on the front lines of diabetes care master knowledge and strategies to improve patient outcomes. DIP is based on the ADA’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (SOC)the gold standard in diabetes treatment. These guidelines, updated annually, ensure that patients receive up-to-date, evidence-based care. Participants who complete this course will be prepared to put the latest evidence-based guidelines for diabetes care into practice. 

Target Audience: 

This program is intended for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other members of the primary care team who manage patients with diabetes. 

Although designed with PCPs in mind, the program provides an excellent foundation in diabetes care and is appropriate for any clinicians who are new to practice or seeking a refresher on the clinical management of diabetes.

Module Topics: 

  • Diagnosis and classification of diabetes
  • Diabetes prevention
  • Pharmacological management of diabetes (non-insulin therapy)
  • Cardiovascular disease in diabetes          
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Mental health in diabetes
  • Chronic kidney disease in diabetes
  • The care of older adults with diabetes
  • Obesity management in people with diabetes
  • Insulin therapy
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Transitions of care in diabetes

Course Dates:

Modules will be released weekly starting May 25, 2022. Participants have until November 30, 2022, to complete the modules at their own pace.

The ADA is pleased to be able to offer this course—a $360 value—for FREE in 2022! 
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
Contains: 15 Courses
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