Tech Talk: Top Mobile Apps for Diabetes Management

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When it comes to diabetes management, fingertips aren’t just for pricking anymore. Mobile apps empower people living with diabetes to more easily track key components of their disease, including carb counting, insulin doses, A1C, glucose, glycemic index, blood pressure—the list goes on. Find out how you can help your patients use the apps to consolidate their health information and better understand their condition to make more informed choices.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. List the most useful diabetes-related mobile applications currently available. 
  2. Discuss the relevance of these applications to diabetes care. 
  3. Describe the different app characteristics that pharmacists should be aware of when making recommendations to people.

Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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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 1.25 contact hour of CPE credit (0.125 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-20-084-H01-P/T

To obtain credit for completing Tech Talk: Mobile Apps for Diabetes Management,  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 pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.    

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.

Initial release date: April 1, 2020
Expiration date: March 21, 2023 - No credit granted after this date

Development

Tech Talk: Top Mobile Apps for Diabetes Management is an activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2020 American Pharmacists Association

Disclosures

Wendy Mobley-Bukstein, PharmD and Evan Sisson, PharmD 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 www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures

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. 

Fee

This learning product is a component of the APhA2020 Virtual Education package.

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# 0202-0000-20-084-H01-P 0.125 CEUs March 21, 2020 - March 21, 2023
ACPE# 0202-0000-20-084-H01-T 0.125 CEUs March 21, 2020 - March 21, 2023