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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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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.
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Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
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Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
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Appetite Control & Suppression

Describes how appetite is normally regulated. Cites how appetite can become dysregulated and contribute to weight gain and obesity. Describes a range of factors that can influence appetite control. Identifies lifestyle interventions that can be used to regain appetite control. Identifies the role of appetitesuppressing medications.
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Cancer Prevention

Describes the role tobacco plays in various kinds of cancers. Identifies the impact of estrogens, and viral and bacterial pathogens, on the development of cancer. Describes the lifestyle and dietary changes that can help prevent the development of cancer. Discusses the benefits and drawbacks associated with some of the tools used to screen for cancer. Identifies the role of chemopreventive agents, and how they may be able to curtail the onset of cancer, or its recurrence.