Diabetes

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A Close Watch: Intensified Management of Type II Diabetes

Product code: M158        


Overview:
This upbeat program emphasizes how intense management of type II diabetes can be integrated into an active, fulfilling lifestyle. Includes advice from experts in the field and from patients.

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Diabetes in Clinical Practice

Product code: M231R        

Overview:

In the United States, diabetes has become an epidemic. More than 25.6 million people — 11.3% of our population — are estimated to be affected. Just over one-fourth of these individuals are over the age of 65 while less than 0.26% are younger than 20. And, it is estimated that another 7 million people are unaware they are affected.

This course is designed to provide nurses in clinical practice with an overview of diabetes, risk factors and signs and symptoms associated with a diagnosis of diabetes, factors to consider when providing care to a patient diagnosed with diabetes and practical steps that can be taken to encourage adherence to treatment regimens.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define the types of diabetes.
  • Identify signs, symptoms and risk factors for diabetes.
  • Describe the roles of clinical and home glucose tests.
  • Describe the importance of periodic and ongoing reassessment.
  • Describe conditions to look for when assessing patients with diabetes.

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Gestational Diabetes: You're in Control

Product code: M144S        

Overview:

Updated Info: "Diabetes Gestacional: Usted esta en Control" has been revised with updated graphics and statistics related to:

  • Prevalence by ethnicity
  • Overall prevalence
  • Prevalence of developing Type 2 diabetes after having gestational diabetes
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In addition, home blood glucose testing is demonstrated using a state-of-the-art blood glucose meter. Gestational diabetes is a common complication during pregnancy. With this program, mothers-to-be and family members will learn how gestational diabetes develops, and how to work with healthcare providers as a team to control this condition. The program provides answers to myths about gestational diabetes and insulin, and presents five things pregnant women need to do to control gestational diabetes.

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