Diabetes Simplified – Blood Glucose Monitoring

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Program Overview

Blood Glucose Monitoring 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 eLearning reviews the key recommendations and evidence from the 2021 Blood Glucose Monitoring in Adults and Children with Diabetes chapter to help determine the potential role for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology in monitoring patients with type 2 diabetes.

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

Learning Objectives

  • Review the key recommendations and evidence from the 2021 Blood Glucose Monitoring in Adults and Children with Diabetes chapter
  • Determine the potential role for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology in monitoring patients with type 2 diabetes
  • Utilize CGM report data to manage patients with type 2 diabetes

Faculty

Rick Siemens B.Sc. Pharm., B.Sc. Biol., CDE, CPT

Rick Siemens is a CDE (certified diabetes educator) pharmacist with Additional Prescribing Authority (APA) who works as a clinical pharmacist and pharmacy manager for a community pharmacy in Lethbridge, Alberta. Rick is involved in all aspects of advanced pharmacy practice including initial access prescribing, administering medications by injection, Comprehensive Annual Care Plan (CACP) and Standard Medication Management Assessment (SMMA) care plans, diabetes education, insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor training.

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