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Integrated Care of the Diabetic Patient: How to Diagnose and Manage the At-Risk Patient – Part 3

By: Mark Dunbar, OD; Jay Haynie, OD

This course has expired. You can still review the content but course credit is no longer available.

Webinar Credits: 1

It remains clear that although diabetes is a systemic disorder, the manifestations of diabetic complications will occur without optimal glycemic and blood pressure control. Optometrists can help continually reinforce that message by educating patients about the necessity for ongoing and yearly dilated eye exams, and discussing the potential treatments should vision loss become obvious.

The target audience for this CE Activity is Optometrists.

Expiration Date: Monday, January 01, 2018
Release Date: January 2017

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this activity, optometrists will have improved their ability to:

  • Determine who is a high-risk patient for the onset of diabetic eye disease
  • Discuss the importance of conducting yearly dilated exams on diabetic patients
  • Develop plans to initiate co-management of the diabetic patient with both ophthalmologists and primary care physicians/endocrinologists
  • Implement strategies to educate patients on the ocular manifestations of diabetes

Accreditation and Designation Statement

Accreditation Designation Statement
This course is COPE approved for 1.0 hours of CE credit for optometrists.

Off Label Discussion
Off label use of bevacizumab will be discussed.


The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Evolve Medical Education LLC, The University of Houston, or Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Integrated Care for the Diabetic Patient [Webinar 1/24]

Mark Dunbar, OD; Jay Haynie, OD