This podcast series will provide you with on the go learning covering the key points about GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs). Dr. Michelle Magee will focus on barriers that patients may face to starting a GLP-1 RA and common questions that emerge in patient teaching. Cardiologist Ty Gluckman will take a deep dive into the cardiology benefits and indications for GLP-1 RAs. A FAQ session with Dr. Richard Pratley will answer Pri-Med learner questions about GLP-1 RAs. 

Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish among the available GLP-1 RAs based on mode of administration, duration of action, and renal dosing
  • Apply data on cardiovascular risk reduction demonstrated by individual GLP-1 RAs into practice
  • Evaluate the appropriate use of GLP-1 RAs in special populations




Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA

Medical Director, Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research and Data Science (CARDS)
Providence Heart Institute
Providence St. Joseph Health
Portland, OR

Richard E. Pratley, MD

Senior Investigator and Diabetes Program Lead
AdventHealth Translational Research Institute
Medical Director, AdventHealth Diabetes Institute

Michelle F. Magee, MD, MBBCh, BAO, LRCPSI

Associate Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine and Healthcare Sciences
Director, MedStar Diabetes Institute
Washington, DC

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