Diabetes has reached epidemic levels throughout the world. As of 2020, approximately 34.2 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, with type 2 diabetes accounting for 95% of those cases. Worldwide, there are approximately 463 million adults living with diabetes, and that number is expected to rise to 700 million by the year 2045. Diabetes reportedly causes 70 billion dollars in health expenditures (as of 2019).
The goal of this course is to educate healthcare providers on these conditions and treatment recommendations. Such education will empower them with the skills necessary for early identification and intervention with these at-risk individuals, lowering the risk of potentially life-altering, long-term complications.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Type 1 Diabetes
Chapter 2: Type 2 Diabetes
Chapter 3: Gestational Diabetes
Chapter 4: Case Study
Chapter 5: References
Maureen graduated nursing school in 1981 and has spent her years in the Emergency and Trauma field, including nursing positions as the Emergency Department Manager, Director of Staff Education, Trauma Coordinator, Cardiology Nurse Navigator, and Stroke Program Manager.Read Full Bio