6-Hour On-Demand: Type 2 Diabetes: Comprehensive Approach


Price: $84(or Free with Membership)

Course Description :

  • Type 2 Diabetes is a serious health crisis effecting both adults and children. This course examines the genetic, environmental and other disease states that are causing the rate of diagnosis of type 2 diabetes to explode. Strategies to reduce the development of diabetes in those diagnosed with hyperinsulinemia, prediabetes, and insulin resistance will be covered. This course will also examine the consequences of diabetes and what can be done to manage and reduce risk of both microvascular and macrovascular disease using diet, exercise and drug therapy.. .
  • ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-15-020-H01-P, IRD: 10-28-15, ERD: 10-28-2018. Knowledge based activity.
  • Nursing Pharmacy Hours: 6 contact hours.

Course Objectives :

  • Explain the epidemiology of diabetes and pre-diabetes along with the guidelines for diagnosis of diabetes and pre-diabetes.
  • Identify guidelines for the treatment of type 2 diabetes at all levels of control put forth by the American Diabetes Association in adults and children.
  • Identify the relationship between visceral fat, adipokines and insulin resistance.
  • Explain dietary and exercise interventions that are effective in weight management, improved glucose utilization and enhanced insulin sensitivity.
  • List pharmacological interventions currently being used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, emerging therapies for treating type 2 diabetes, and potential therapies for prediabetes.

Contact Hours: 6

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Nursing professionals, Dietitians, Physical and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Speaker: Ginger Schirmer, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD

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