Diabetes and Macrovascular Disease
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about risk factors, types, strategies to prevent or minimize, clinical manifestations and treatment options for diabetes and macrovascular disease.

Course Publication Date: May 15, 2020

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:DMD120919
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Name the three major types of macrovascular disease.

  • Identify four risk factors for the development of macrovascular disease in diabetes.

  • Discuss the findings of the UKPDS.

  • Discuss insulin resistance syndrome.

  • Describe whole blood viscosity.

  • Discuss CAD risk based on lipoprotein levels in adults who have diabetes.

  • Discuss assessment and intervention strategies that prevent or minimize macrovascular disease in diabetes mellitus.

  • Explain the contribution of macrovascular disease to the overall disease and economic burden associated with diabetes mellitus.

  • Describe special features of macrovascular disease in persons with diabetes, including pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, detection, and treatment.

  • Discuss the treatment plan for a person with macrovascular disease and his/her relationship between the physician and the patient.


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