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Diabetes Type 2: Nothing Sweet About It

Diabetes Type 2: Nothing Sweet About It

Diabetes Type 2: Nothing Sweet About It

Tracey Long, RN, PhD, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, COI, CCRN
Tracey Long, RN, PhD, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, COI, CCRN
on behalf of ATrain Education

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Launch date: 23 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017

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Description

Overview of type 2 diabetes, including underlying physiology, clinical forms, prevalence, causes, and complications. Addresses prediabetes and metabolic syndrome, as well as the normal regulation of blood glucose levels and insulin production/resistance. Explores complex management issues.

Objectives

Objectives
Summarize the history of Diabetes Mellitus.

Summarize the prevalence, mortality, and morbidity of diabetes.

Compare and contrast the four classifications of diabetes mellitus.

Explain the body’s regulation of blood glucose during the normal metabolism of foods and the pathology that arises with diabetes mellitus.

Describe risk factors for diabetes mellitus.

Explain the diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus.

Identify risk factors for metabolic syndrome and prediabetes.

Describe the optimal diabetes healthcare team and how they teach self-management.

Explain treatment strategies for diabetes.

Compare and contrast the acute and chronic complications of type 2 diabetes.

Discuss the chronic complications of type 2 diabetes.

Explain the two prongs of type 2 diabetes prevention.
Tracey Long, RN, PhD, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, COI, CCRN

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Tracey Long, RN, PhD, MS, MSN, CDE, CNE, CHUC, COI, CCRN
on behalf of ATrain Education

Tracey is a registered nurse who has worked in critical care, telemetry, and primary care for almost 30 years. She developed health education and diabetes programs in Spanish for local hospitals in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she now resides. Tracey earned a double bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science and Spanish from Brigham Young University, a master’s degree in Public Health Education at California College of Health Sciences, and an MSN in Nursing Education at UNLV. She completed her PhD in Nursing Education and Leadership. Tracey has served on the nursing faculty at the College of Southern Nevada and at Nevada State College. She has been a health-welfare missionary in Colombia and works with International Service Learning, taking nurses and students to Belize, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica and other developing countries, where they offer medical clinics to rural communities. Her research interests are international health and nursing, simulation, cultural competency training, measuring effectiveness in education, and diabetes education. She served on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for the National Nursing Simulation Study Team. As a freelance speaker Tracey earned the Educator of Excellence Award, and has been an invited keynote speaker for nursing school graduations, nursing career fairs, nursing webinars, and genealogy seminars. She has written three children’s health books as well as Climbing Family Trees: Whispers in the Leaves about researching genealogy. She married her college sweetheart and they have their own Brady Bunch of six kids, who teach her what’s really important in life! close

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 7.00 Hours

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