AGE007 - Aging and Diabetes
Managing diabetes in the elderly presents many challenges. This course provides an overview of those challenges and how they can be met.
Managing diabetes in the elderly presents many challenges. This course provides an overview of those challenges and how they can be met. Learning Objectives: 1. Explain how the aging process contributes to diabetes as well as how diabetes contributes to the aging process; 2. Explain the difference between glucose intolerance and insulin resistance; 3. Identify the symptoms of Type 2 diabetes and the tests used in its diagnosis; 4. Describe the complications of Type 2 diabetes in the elderly; 5. Describe the methods for managing diabetes in the elderly and how aging affects those methods. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80 percent on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 Category 1 CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.