This activity addresses the management of hypertension in individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Participants in this activity will have the opportunity to study the pathogenesis of hypertension, as well as the assessment and treatment strategies for the condition in patients with diabetes.

Target Audience: 

Health care professionals involved in the care of patients with diabetes

Major Topics:

  • Incidence, Prevalence and Pathogenesis of Hypertension 
  • Managing Hypertension
  • Goal Blood Pressure 
  • Approach to and Benefits of Lowering Blood Pressure in Special Populations
  • Complementary and Combination Pharmacological Therapies  

Activity Duration:

4 hours