Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Basic Information A. April’s Clinic Visit B. The Etiology of Diabetes C. Types of Diabetes D. Risk Factors E. Insulin Secretion Review F. Summary Section 3: Management of Diabetes A. Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia B. Weight Loss C. BMI D. Exercise E. Alcohol Intake F. Medications G. Remember April? H. Summary Section 4: Dietary Management of Diabetes A. Updated Dietary Recommendations B. MyPlate Recommendations C. Portion Control and Serving Sizes D. Examples of Serving Sizes E. Carbohydrate Counting F. Glycemic Index G. The ABCs of Nutritional Goals H. Type Specifics I. ADA Recommendations J. Diet Review K. Summary Section 5: Nutritional Teaching A. The Differences between Carbohydrates, Protein, and Fats B. Fiber and Its Effects on Blood Sugar C. Carbohydrate Counting and Insulin Ratios D. Determining Ratios E. Teaching Serving Sizes F. Calculating Caloric Needs G. Calculating Caloric Formulas H. More about Caloric Needs I. Quick Check J. Sodium Intake K. Dairy L. Sugar and Desserts M. Whole Grain Foods N. Whole Grain Labeling O. Nutrient Content Claims P. April’s Dinner Q. Summary Section 6: Barriers and Complications A. Socioeconomic Status B. Cultural Considerations C. Health Insurance Costs D. Access to Good Food Choices E. Complications of Uncontrolled Diabetes F. Cigarette Smoking and Diabetes G. Barriers to Treatment H. Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations
Expert Reviewer: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN
Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Behavioral Healthcare library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development.
In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders, to community college instruction, and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral healthcare course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.Disclosure: Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Terry Gregoire, BSN, RN, NCSN currently works as a Public Health Nurse in the school system. Terry has 3 years Pediatric ICU experience and 8 years hospital experience in adult and pediatric units. She is Board Certified in School Nursing. She enjoys her role as staff health educator and school nurse at Forest Park Elementary and has been a school nurse for 5 years. Terry fills in during the summer months working in Communicable Disease/Immunizations of her Public Health Department. Disclosure: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.