Getting Personal with Diabetes Care*

Activity Preview

We have a diverse selection of pharmacotherapy options for blood glucose management.  Which one should people with diabetes choose? That’s a case-by-case decision—all depending on the individual. In this session, find out how and why we’re saying goodbye to algorithms and ushering in personalized approaches to help people with diabetes reach their glycemic goals. 

This session is eligible for general ACPE credit only. If you are looking to earn BCACP recertification credit for this session, please enroll in the Ambulatory Care Trending Topics recertification package. For more information, please visit APhA's Ambulatory Care Recertification Products

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the 11 pathways that lead to hyperglycemia and how this impacts the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes.
  2. Compare the various noninsulin pharmacotherapy agents for management of diabetes.
  3. Formulate a person-centered diabetes treatment plan considering the A1C target, concurrent conditions, and “egregious 11.”

Activity type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 3

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 2 contact hours of CPE credit (0.2 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-20-036-H01-P.

To obtain credit for completing Getting Personal With Diabetes Care,  participants will need to watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.    

Initial release date: April 1, 2020
Expiration date: March 23, 2023 - No credit granted after this date


Getting Personal With Diabetes Care is an activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2020 American Pharmacists Association


Dr. Cornell serves on an advisory board and speakers bureau for Novo Nordisk.

Dr. Srivastava and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association. 


This learning product is a component of the APhA2020 Virtual Education package. This session is part of the Trending Topics in Ambulatory Care series.

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-20-036-H01-P 0.2 CEUs March 20, 2020 - March 20, 2023