Diabetes Mellitus
The goal of this course is to help health care professionals learn about diabetes mellitus – different types of diabetes, possible complications of diabetes mellitus, how it is diagnosed, common treatment options, and much more.

Course Publication Date: August 09, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:DM070219
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
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Learning Objectives
  • List four risk factors for getting diabetes.
  • Name the two main types of diabetes.
  • Describe gestational diabetes.
  • Discuss pre-diabetes.
  • Describe how diabetes is diagnosed.
  • State guidelines for classification of diabetes.
  • Discuss the different stages of treating diabetes.
  • Discuss HbA1c.
  • List body systems affected by elevated blood glucose levels.
  • Name the seven goals of therapy.
  • Discuss hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia and the appropriate treatment for each.
  • Describe race and ethnic differences in prevalence of diagnosed diabetes.


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