Update on Type 2 Diabetes in Youth
The goal of this course is to help healthcare professionals learn about type 2 diabetes in young patients.

Course Publication Date: May 16, 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:DT2Y120919
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Nutrition & Fitness & Complimentary
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the diagnostic criteria for type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents.

  • Name the three methods used to diagnose diabetes in children and adolescents.

  • Describe the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

  • Describe the treatment goals for type 2 diabetes in youth.

  • Discuss the insulin resistance syndrome.

  • Name five signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea.

  • Discuss four of the points of concern that can usually be identified regarding nutrition in youth with type 2 diabetes.

  • Discuss intervention strategies for physical activity in youth with type 2 diabetes and their families.

  • State goals of diabetes self-management training for youth with type 2 diabetes.


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