The goal of this how to control type 2 diabetes mellitus using a physically active lifestyle continuing education activity is to educate dietitians, health educators, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists on the importance of promoting a physically active lifestyle to their clients with type 2 diabetes as an essential component of diabetes management for better control of the disease. After completing this module you will be able to:
- Discuss the underlying problem with type 2 diabetes and explain how proper control of blood glucose, lipids and blood pressure in people with, or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes influences their prognosis.
- Discuss the role a sedentary lifestyle plays in the development of type 2 diabetes, and the role a physically active lifestyle plays in the prevention and control of the disease.
- State the three components of a physically active lifestyle for people with type 2 diabetes to minimize complications.
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists.
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.