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Course description: 

The module describes the components of effective management of diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2. These components include nutritional therapy, pharmacological management, and physical activity planning. The module further details the combination and application of these components as appropriate to type 1 and 2 diabetes and to patient considerations. The role and limitations of self-monitoring of blood glucose in maintenance of near-normal glucose levels are detailed. (Note: This course was originally authored by Joseph Giardullo, MS, RN, and revised by Cheryl Jeffries, RN, MSN).



Course objectives: 

After completion of the module the student will be able to:

  1. Define and describe diabetes mellitus types 1 and 2 and cite important considerations of an effective disease management plan.
  2. Identify and describe important nutritional therapy considerations for effective management of diabetes mellitus.
  3. List and describe components of an effective pharmacological management plan for diabetes mellitus.
  4. Cite the benefits and potential risk considerations of each aspect of an effective activity and exercise plan in the management of diabetes mellitus.
  5. Define SMBG and describe important considerations related to an effective diabetes management plan.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning


  • English

Course author(s): 

Sinclair Community College

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