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Diabetes

Describes the key features of prediabetes, type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Identifies the hormones involved in blood glucose control. Identifies the main macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes and describe their underlying pathology. Describes the diagnostic tests for diabetes and outline the values defining normal and abnormal results. Outlines the pharmacologic agents and lifestyle changes in the management and prevention of diabetes.
$25.00

Learning Objectives

 

  1. Describe the key features of prediabetes, type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
  2. Identify the hormones involved in blood glucose control.
  3. Identify the main macrovascular and microvascular complications of diabetes and describe their underlying pathology.
  4. Describe the diagnostic tests for diabetes and outline the values defining normal and abnormal results.
  5. Outline the pharmacologic agents and lifestyle changes in the management and prevention of diabetes.
Products specifications
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
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Arthritis, Diet & Exercise

Discusses the various forms of arthritis, its prevalence in the US population, symptoms, and risk factors. Describes the evidence for a connection between arthritis and diet, and discuss various types of diets, antioxidants, and vitamin supplements. Explains the benefits of exercise for patients with arthritis. Identifies the various forms of exercise suitable for arthritis patients, and how they may decrease or prevent arthritis symptoms. Discusses the role of social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists in the management of arthritis.
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Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
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Eating for Peak Performance

Illustrates the similarities and differences between eating for weight loss and eating for optimal exercise performance. Delineates the importance of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates in optimizing physical performance. Describes the impact of micronutrients on physical performance. Defines the potential impact of supplemental chemicals on physical performance.