The goal of this program is to update healthcare providers' understanding of metabolic syndrome and its implications in the prevention, diagnosis, and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Define metabolic syndrome as it relates to insulin’s normal mechanism of action.
- Discuss the relationship of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease in metabolic syndrome.
- Discuss current and future practice guidelines used in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease as they relate to insulin resistance/metabolic syndrome.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians/nutritionists, and health educators.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.