Type 2 Diabetes Management Case Study: Maria

Type 2 Diabetes Management Case Study: Maria

(Soft gentle music) – [Speaker] Our first case study highlights Maria, who is a 45 year-old Hispanic female, who has had Type two diabetes for 15 years, and is treated with Metformin 1000 milligrams bid and Glipizide 20 milligrams bid. She has gained 10 pounds and is having difficulty losing it. The patient reports not […]

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Lifestyle Management for Type 2 Diabetes

Lifestyle Management for Type 2 Diabetes

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Lifestyle management strategies is a vital component of each therapy. Three of the most universally helpful lifestyle management strategies include diabetes patient self-management education and support, DSMES, medical nutrition therapy, MNT, and physical activity. In addition smoking cessation and psychological care may be appropriate for some patients. All patients should enroll […]

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The ADA Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm

The ADA Type 2 Diabetes Management Algorithm

(soothing music) – [Instructor] Many diabetes care organizations create algorithms for antihyperglycemic therapy in adults. They are important consultation tools for physicians creating individualized patient treatment plans. The algorithm for this course is based on the 2018 American Diabetes Association, ADA, algorithm. After this explanatory module, you’ll have the opportunity to both download a printable […]

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