People with Diabetes, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about pharmacologic therapies for people with diabetes who have dyslipidemia and hypertension.

Course Publication Date: May 14, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:DHD121019
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss how obesity is correlated with various co-morbidities.

  • Discuss some of the beneficial effects and adverse effects of the anti-obesity drugs.

  • Discuss guidelines for the treatment of hypertension and dyslipidemia.

  • Determine the stage of hypertension based on the person’s systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

  • Discuss the rationale for treatment of dyslipidemia and hypertension in people with diabetes.

  • State the categories of pharmacotherapies used to treat hypertension and dyslipidemia.

  • Identify treatment set points and goals for drug therapy related to hypertension and dyslipidemia in persons with diabetes


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