Presentation on theme: "Diabesity Management Colette Walter, NP. Objectives 1. Pharmacologic management and understanding of treatment related to the overweight diabetic patient."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives 1. Pharmacologic management and understanding of treatment related to the overweight diabetic patient. 2. Understanding of mechanism of action of all diabetic medications and associated weight loss implications. 3. Utilizing pharmacotherapy from a nurse practitioner stand point in aggressively treating diabetes and concomitant obesity.
Age-adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among US Adults Obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m 2 ) Diabetes 1994 2000 No Data 26.0% No Data 9.0% CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics 2013
￼ Type II Diabetes Overview Insulin Resistance Beta-cell failure over time Usually older Latent Autoimmune (Type 1.5) –Mixed features –~10% of Type II
Type II Diabetes American Diabetic Association European Association for the Study of DM –2012 revamp protocols –New medications –Glucose control focus –CV risks Weight, smoking cessation, lipid, Statins & antiplatelets