Diabetes Mellitus


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Student Member: $37.50*

Speaker: Dr. Aviv Ouanounou Non-Member:  $70 Credit Hours:  1.5 Subject Code: 010 – Basic Science *AGD Member discount applied at checkout.

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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease affecting all age groups. It is one of the most common disorders, affecting almost 30 million people in the United States. Patients suffering from diabetes have numerous oral manifestations, and dental practitioners must become familiar with this disorder. In this webinar, we will review the path physiology and pharmacotherapy of diabetes. We will also discuss the drugs used and their adverse drug reactions and drug interactions. We will also review the oral manifestations and complications of diabetes mellitus and the common medical emergencies that may happen in the dental office.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the prevalence, incidence and etiology of diabetes mellitus.
  • Understand the pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of diabetes.
  • Understand some of the common oral complications, such as dental caries, periodontal disease, fungal infections and salivary dysfunction.
  • Introduce the appropriate procedures in dental practice required to optimize dental care for the patient with diabetes.

Dr. Aviv Ouanounou is an assistant professor of pharmacology and preventive dentistry at the University of Toronto (U of T) Faculty of Dentistry, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate students, and is also a clinical instructor and treatment plan coordinator. He received both his DDS and MSc degrees from the U of T. Ouanounou has received numerous teaching awards, including the U of T’s prestigious Dr. A. Bruce Hord Master Teacher Award (2015) for excellence in teaching and the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry’s W.W. Wood Award for Excellence in Dental Education (2019). Ouanounou is a fellow of the International College of Dentists and a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. He has published and authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and maintains a general private practice in Toronto.

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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until review/expiration

Original Release Date

October 29, 2019

Expiration Date

October 28, 2022