The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) offers complimentary live webinars with field experts as a service to our members, subscribers and the general public. This format allows you to witness first-hand, real-world information from leaders implementing lifestyle medicine.
Webinars schedule for 2023 will include information on board certification, shared medical appointments, innovations at federally qualified health clinics, and Type 2 Diabetes medication deprescribing. Mark your calendars to join us!
Medication Deprescribing and Type 2 Diabetes
June 7 | 1:00 PM ET (10 AM PT)
The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) just published a qualitative case series research study that provides valuable insights into the protocols that can guide clinical decision-making on medication deprescribing for type 2 diabetes patients. The study, published in Clinical Diabetes, presents the first published examples of protocols that can help clinicians deprescribe medications safely and effectively following successful lifestyle medicine interventions.
- Identify appropriate indications for deprescribing type 2 diabetes medications in a lifestyle medicine context
- Discuss possible adverse events that may occur during the process of deprescribing, laboratory monitoring, and target blood glucose levels recommended by interviewed practitioners
- Discuss deprescribing prioritization reported by interviewed practitioners, informed by health effects, cost, and patient preferences
Growing Lifestyle Medicine in Primary Care
Presented on May 17, 2023: For over a decade, Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, Indiana has built, expanded, and integrated lifestyle medicine programs within a primary care FQHC setting to meet the unique needs of an underserved population. Key elements and practical approaches for successful lifestyle-focused programming from development to sustainability will be highlighted.