Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify the current challenges and opportunities to improve diabetes care to reduce the risk of acute and chronic complications;
- Recognize the feasibility of preventing type 2 diabetes and the need to develop and support prevention programs;
- Identify strategies to improve diabetes control in racial/ethnic minorities who are at a particularly high risk of developing diabetes and its complications; and
- Recognize the influence of biological, psychological, emotional, social, financial and cultural factors in the development and course of the disease.