Diabetes Simplified – Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

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Program Overview

Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease is one of six programs offered in the Diabetes Simplified Series. The Diabetes Simplified series aims to provide practical approaches to diabetes care that practitioners can immediately implement in their practices, based on the Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines. 

This 45 minute eLearning reviews the guideline recommendations for management of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD)1.Initiate guideline recommended antihyperglycemic therapy in people with type 2 diabetes and heart failure.

This program has been certified by the College of Family Practice of Canada for up to 2 MainPro+ credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the guideline recommendations for management of type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).
  • Initiate guideline recommended antihyperglycemic therapy in people with type 2 diabetes and heart failure.
  • Determine the holistic approach to cardiovascular risk reduction in people with type 2 diabetes. 


Dr. Daniel Ngui, BSc (P.T), MD, CFPC, FCFP

Dr. Daniel Ngui is a family physician and medical director for an interdisciplinary group practice at Fraser Street Medical in South Vancouver. He is a clinical professor with the UBC Dept of Family Medicine involved in teaching residents/NP trainees and IMGs. He is interested in knowledge translation of guidelines and is involved in developing primary care educational programs at the local, regional and national level.

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