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Diabetes - Options for a Healthy Lifestyle - Diabetes Series: Part 4

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 3 hours
Rated 4.7 out of 5.0 based on 1532 reviews

Course Summary

Current research has improved the medical knowledge and management of diabetes. Knowledge of the main and less common forms of diabetes mellitus, including associated risk factors, laboratory testing and screening, and diabetic treatment are necessary for clinicians to develop a comprehensive and thoughtful plan of patient care. The basics of insulin secretion and metabolism, medical management of insufficient insulin as well as lifestyle and prevention of diabetes are discussed. This is the fourth of a four part series.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

I.              Introduction

II.           Healthy Body Weight, Diet And Exercise

1.   Healthy Body Weight

2.   Healthy Food Choices

3.   Exercise and Diabetes

III.         Blood Pressure Control For The Diabetic Patient

1.   Teaching Diabetic Patients About Hypertension

2.   Treatment of Hypertension

3.   Smoking Cessation

IV.          Surgical Treatment For Diabetes

1.   Pancreatic Transplant

2.   Gastric Bypass Surgery and Diabetes Remission

3.   Gastric Banding Surgery and Weight Loss

V.            Forms Of Diabetes And Medical Management: In Review

1.          Overview

2.          Gestational Diabetes

3.          Neonatal Diabetes

4.          Idiopathic Diabetes

5.          Diabetes Mellitus II in Contrast to Type I

6.          Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young

7.          Pre-diabetes

8.          Microvascular and Macrovascular Damage

9.          Medication Treatment: Insulin, Oral Agents or Both?

10.        Adjuvant Non-Pharmacological Therapy

VI.          Summary

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