Update on the Diabetic Dilemma
The goal of this course is to help health care professionals learn about different types of diabetes, possible complications of diabetes mellitus, how it is diagnosed, common treatment options, and much more.

Course Publication Date: September 17, 2021

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:DD062521
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
  
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss pre-diabetes.

  • Describe how diabetes is diagnosed.

  • List four risk factors for getting diabetes.

  • Name the two main types of diabetes.

  • Describe gestational diabetes.

  • 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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