Diabetes

Describes the key features of prediabetes, type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Identifies the hormones involved in blood glucose control. Identifies the main macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes and describe their underlying pathology. Describes the diagnostic tests for diabetes and outline the values defining normal and abnormal results. Outlines the pharmacologic agents and lifestyle changes in the management and prevention of diabetes.
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Hour 1:

  1.      Key Features of Pre-Diabetes, Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes
  2.      Diabetes Statistics
  3.      Complications of Diabetes
  4.      Symptoms of Diabetes
  5.      Comparing Diagnostic Tests
  6.      Pregnant Women Tests

Hour 2:

  1.      Description of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
  2.      Treatment of (T1D)
  3.      Insulin Delivery Methods
  4.      Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG)
  5.      Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
  6.      Self-monitoring of Urinary Ketones
  7.      Managing Blood Glucose Level
  8.      Physical Activity
  9.      Children and Physical Activity

Hour 3

  1.      Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)
  2.      Pharmacologic Agents to treat Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
  3.      Injectable Agents
  4.      Summary of Pharmaceutical Agents
  5.      Review of Other Potential Drug-Related Benefits Under Investigation
  6.      Management and Prevention of Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes with Medication and/or Lifestyle Changes, Exercise and Diet
  7.      Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)
  8.      Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care
  9.      Conclusion

 

Learning Objectives 

  1. Describe the key features of prediabetes, type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
  2. Identify the hormones involved in blood glucose control.
  3. Identify the main macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes and describe their underlying pathology.
  4. Describe the diagnostic tests for diabetes and outline the values defining normal and abnormal results.
  5. Outline the pharmacologic agents and lifestyle changes in the management and prevention of diabetes.
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 93
More Information About This Course: Diabetes accreditation

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