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Over Management of Diabetes: Rethinking Glycemic Control in Long-Term Care

September 20, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm EDT


Up to 40% of long-term care residents in Canada have diabetes. Despite the prevalence, treatment practices vary and are often not according to the latest evidence. Glycemic control is frequently overmanaged in these settings, which can have significant implications for quality of care.

Join us for Choosing Wisely Talks on September 20 at 12 p.m. ET where a panel of leading experts will discuss new recommendations related to appropriate management of diabetes in long-term care.


  • Dr. Ralph Jones, General Practitioner and Board of Directors, the Canadian Society for Long Term Care Medicine
  • Dr. Iliana Lega, Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute and Staff Endocrinologist, Women’s College Hospital
  • Dr. Wade Thompson, Pharmacist and Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia