Volume 35 | January 18, 2023

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The Ohio Cardiovascular & Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH) is a statewide initiative of health care professionals who share knowledge to improve Medicaid patient outcomes and eliminate health disparities across Ohio.

February Statewide Webinar

Register Now! 

The Intersection of Weight Management and Diabetes Care

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

12 - 1 p.m. ET

1.0 CME credit offered at no cost.


Benjamin O'Donnell, MD

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


  • Describe the epidemiology of obesity and its intersection with diabetes.
  • Understand the role of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RA) and sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) for diabetes and weight loss.
  • Prescribe effective and necessary lifestyle modifications as an accompaniment to pharmacological therapy.

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Tune in to Cardi-OH Radio 

Podcast 29 - The Role of Clinical Pharmacists on Your Primary Care Team

Check out the latest podcast featuring Sarah Aldrich, PharmD, BCACP, and Marilee Clemons, PharmD, BCACP, both from University of Toledo.

Cardi-OH Radio podcasts highlight national, state, and local leaders discussing timely topics for primary care clinicians. 

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Pearls for Clinical Practice

Capsule 29 - Using SMART Goals to Promote a Healthy Body Weight

Did You Know? 

Clinicians should encourage patients to choose one lifestyle behavior change to focus on at a time to maximize success. 

Capsules provide busy clinicians brief summaries of best practices that are ready to be implemented in clinical care.

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Capsule 29 - SMART Goals Health Weight

News You Can Use

Current 24 - Support for SGLT2i Use in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Currents provide brief summaries of the latest advances in medicine or clinical practice related to diabetes or hypertension and include links to additional resources.

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Spring 2023 Cardi-OH ECHO Clinic

Innovations in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health

View a highlight from the Out of Office Blood Pressure Monitoring clinic on January 12, 2023, featuring Goutham Rao, MD, FAHA, from Case Western Reserve University.

Want to see more? View videos of past clinics led by our content experts.

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The Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative is funded by the Ohio Department of Medicaid and administered by the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center. The views expressed in this presentation are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of the state of Ohio or federal Medicaid programs.