• Type 2 Diabetes

Deprescribing Medications & Diet Changes in Type 2 Diabetes


Remission of type 2 diabetes, using therapeutic nutrition, is now an option for some people. Therefore, health professionals should be aware of the need to rapidly deprescribe medications when patients significantly change their diet. Join us on November 28th to learn which medications should be prioritized and how to effectively reduce or eliminate them to avoid predictable adverse events.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss remission of type 2 diabetes using therapeutic nutrition
  2. Review the impact on medications when people living with type 2 diabetes make significant changes to their diets
  3. Identify which type 2 diabetes medications are most likely to cause predictable adverse events

Speaker Bio


Sean McKelvey is the CEO for the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition, a BC based charity. A graduate of the University of British Columbia, Sean and is a recognized leader in pharmacy practice change across Canada. He has been acknowledged numerous times for his innovative clinical programs including the Canadian Pharmacists Association Patient Care Achievement Award for Innovation and the BC Pharmacy Association Ben Gant award for Innovation. Sean was also awarded the prestigious Len Mark’s Award which recognizes an individual for demonstrating outstanding dedication to the advancement of pharmacy in Canada. Most recently, he was selected as one of the 2019 Leaders in Pharmacy.

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