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Diabetes in Clinical Practice

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.

Duration 29 min
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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.

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.
Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 29 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
Copyright 2013
Product Categories
Healthcare, Diabetes