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Physically Active Lifestyle Key to Controlling Type 2 Diabetes - CE660
Physically Active Lifestyle Key to Controlling Type 2 Diabetes

CE660 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Susan J Meyerott, MS and Rebecca Fowler, RD, MS, CDE
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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.

Accreditation Information
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 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 5/31/2015

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