The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has designed Test Your Knowledge: Diabetes Care to help you provide effective diabetes care. Test Your Knowledge: Diabetes Care consists of resource materials, learning reinforcement exercises and an assessment. All activities are related to various topics in diabetes care. 
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings 

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Learning objectives

At the completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to:

•    Describe the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. 
•    List blood glucose treatment targets for various subgroups of patients with diabetes. 
•    Discuss concepts and recommendations from current dietary, physical activity, and weight management guidelines to the specific needs of patients with diabetes.
•    Identify oral, injectable, and inhalational agents available for the treatment of diabetes based on their primary mechanism of action, adverse effects, and role in therapy. 
•    Discuss screening and treatment recommendations for comprehensive diabetes care, including controlling cardiovascular risk factors, addressing nephropathy, retinopathy, foot problems, and immunizations. 
•    Describe outcomes associated with pharmacists’ patient care services for patients who have diabetes.


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Test Your Knowledge: Diabetes Care is approved for 2 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit. The ACPE Universal Activity Number (UAN) for this activity is 0202-0000-21-149-H01-P.

Release Date:  April 1, 2021
Expiration Date: April 1, 2024 - PLEASE NOTE: NO Home Study credit granted after this date.

Program completion requirements

To earn continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit, participants must meet all the following requirements:

•    Complete the three learning reinforcement exercises.
•    Complete the program assessment and evaluation. Participants must achieve a passing score of 70% or better on the assessment for successful completion.
•    Credit must be claimed to obtain credit. 
      • Participants must have a valid APhA ( username and password, as well as a CPE Monitor account 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 a continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit an 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 is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.


Test Your Knowledge: Diabetes Care was developed by the American Pharmacists Association. Copyright © 2021 by the American Pharmacists Association.