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R. Keith Campbell Recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award

Pharmacy innovator Keith Campbell, B.Pharm, MBA, CDE, who sits on our board of advisors at Diabetes in Control, is one of the first pharmacists to become a certified diabetes educator and the inspiration for hundreds of other pharmacists and nurses who since followed in his footsteps, received the Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy Crimson Gala.

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Diagnosing Prediabetes

What do you use to diagnose prediabetes a majority of the time? 1) HbA1c 2) Fasting BG 3) IGTT 4) Other Follow the link to see how you compare to your colleagues.

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Minimizing Weight Gain

Test Your Knowledge

A 43-year-old patient with a 2-year history of type 2 diabetes presents to your office for a follow-up visit. She is a highly motivated patient and doesn’t have any significant co-morbidities, so together, you have set a target A1C= 6.5%. Her current medications are metformin and sulfonylurea. Despite her good efforts, her current A1C is 7.3%. You would like to add a third agent to her regimen, however, she is concerned about any additional weight gain as she has gained a few pounds since starting the sulfonylurea. Which drug class would you add to minimize any additional weight gain? A. Basal insulin B. GLP-1 agonist C. Thiazolidine D. DPP-4 Inhibitor

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