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Diabetes-Management-SIG

Mission

The mission of the APhA-APPM Diabetes Management Special Interest Group (SIG) is to create a support network for pharmacists and student pharmacists who share an interest in the area of diabetes management. The APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG will allow pharmacists and student pharmacists in this area of practice to connect with others in the field and provide opportunities to discuss up-to-date disease management information.

Purpose

Members of the APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG will be able to share education materials, clinical updates, training events, and other information related to the care of patients with diabetes. The APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG will also be a home for pharmacists and student pharmacists to share planning information for community service events geared towards patients with diabetes.

Diabetes Management SIG Community

APhA ENGAGE 

APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG Leaders


SIG Leaders

APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG 2023-24 Committees


Communications Committee

Chair(s): TBA

Disseminate information and facilitate discussions amongst SIG members related to diabetes management and SIG related activities on the APhA ENGAGE platform.

Education Committee

Chair(s): TBA

Identify and address the educational needs of the SIG membership related to diabetes management through creation of learning resources such as continuing education and journal clubs.

Professional Affairs Committee

Chair(s): TBA

Promote advocacy opportunities and identify timely issues important to SIG members that may be submitted through the APhA policy process. Maintain resources available to SIG members related to diabetes management. Promote networking and collaboration amongst SIG members and other diabetes-related initiatives within APhA.

Call for Committee Leaders and Members


Visit our Volunteer page to review available member volunteer opportunities and to submit an application for consideration.

Questions? Contact the SIG Coordinator

APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG Resources


BC-ADM vs. CDE

Are you looking to make a difference in your career by having a large impact on the lives of patients with diabetes? Obtaining diabetes credentials from an accredited program can offer pharmacists a pathway for professional development in their care delivery. Learn the difference between the American Diabetes Educator's Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and the American Diabetes Association's Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) designations to see which one may be right for you. This resource was created by members of the APhA-APPM Diabetes Management Special Interest Group (SIG). (Note: APhA members must log in to download this PDF.)

The Skinny on Weight Loss Webinar

Review the home study version of the APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG's webinar, The Skinny on Weight Loss: A Review of Pharmacological Obesity Management. This webinar reviews pharmacologic anti-obesity options, including the newest agents and their place in therapy for the management of overweight/obese adults. Brush up on how to differentiate between weight loss agents and learn when agents are appropriate to use in various patient populations.  

Syndicated Diabetes Content from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention