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.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 1 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 4000, 4040, 4060, 5000, 5190, 5460, 6000, 6020 and performance indicators of 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.2.4, 4.1.2, 4.1.5, 10.2.8.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).