Current and Future State of Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes: Case 1: Prediabetes and Cardiovascular Risks: A Primary Call To Action

This case-based activity explores the relationship between prediabetes and cardiovascular disease. It covers the epidemiology, risk factors, screening tools, pathophysiology, and evidence-based treatments options for patients with prediabetes and diabetes.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the epidemiology of prediabetes and diabetes
  • Review risk factors, screening tools, and diagnostic criteria for prediabetes and diabetes
  • Describe the pathophysiology and complications of prediabetes
  • Analyze the relationship between prediabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • Develop and implement screening strategies for a patient presenting with prediabetes
  • Formulate an evidence-based treatment plan for patients with prediabetes including lifestyle and pharmacologic interventions