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The Piece de Resistance - CE288-60
The Piece de Resistance
Insulin-Resistance Syndrome/Metabolic Syndrome

CE288-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Sara C. Folta, PhD and Kathleen Lowinger, ARNP, MSN and Kathleen McDonald, CRNP, MSN, CDE and Deborah Gruver, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
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The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses’, dietitians’, dietary managers’, health educators’, laboratory professionals’ and physical therapists’ understanding of metabolic syndrome and its implications in the prevention, diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. After studying 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 and cardiovascular disease in metabolic syndrome
  • Discuss current and future practice guidelines used in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease as they relate to insulin resistance/metabolic syndrome

Approval Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, 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 or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 4/3/2017

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