Every 24 hours:
* More than 4,000 adults are diagnosed with diabetes
* About 40 children and adolescents are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes
* Ten children and adolescents are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
* Approximately 200 people die from diabetes
* Around 200 people with diabetes have a non-traumatic lower-limb amputation
* Roughly 130 people with diabetes develop kidney failure
* Nearly 50 adults with diabetes go blind
Diabetes can significantly impact patient outcomes and quality of life. You need up-to-date information to help you stay informed on the latest research-based practices, standards and scientific advances in care of the patient with diabetes. This program will provide you with learner-friendly, hands-on information that you can apply immediately to your practice.
Please join Lisa Kiblinger as she addresses diabetes related complications, nutrition, exercise plans, and medication for management of diabetes. You will end with strategies and tips that will optimize diabetes management and streamline patient care.
* Diabetes Truths
* Is How You Teach, How I Learn?
* Meal Planning
* Keeping Active
* Diabetes Medication
* Living With Diabetes
* What Do I Monitor?
* Living with Complications
* The Future
* Discuss four specific styles of learning in adult education
* Describe an appropriate meal plan for a person with diabetes based on his/her weight and height
* Develop a safe exercise plan for a person with diabetes
* Recognize four disease processes that require anti-hyperglycemic agents in Type 2 diabetes
* Calculate proper daily doses of insulin for a person with diabetes
* Promote strategies for preventing the complications of diabetes
* Identify appropriate monitoring parameters for patients with diabetes
CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION
Continuing Education Credits are available for the following professions:
* Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists
* Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
* Certified Diabetes Educators
* Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians, Registered
Lisa Kiblinger, RN, MS, CDE is currently a Diabetes Education Specialist and Osteoporosis Educator in Atlanta, Georgia and has been a Certified Diabetes Educator since 1997. She works with people with diabetes, osteoporosis and related diseases to help them improve their quality of living and self-efficacy. Lisa teaches individuals, families and groups practical ways of living with diabetes. She also conducts research, interprets statistical outcomes data and has published in peer-review journals. Lisa has contracts with several organizations to teach patients in medical offices and hospitals.
Lisa sits on the Board of Directors of the Greater Atlanta Association of Diabetes Educators (GAADE), the Georgia Hospital Association and a local Rite Aid Pharmacy. She is the immediate Past President of the GAADE, a multidisciplinary organization of healthcare professionals that provides continuing education, and volunteer and networking opportunities to over 200 members. She was the Local Committee Chair for the 2009 American Association of Diabetes Educator's National Meeting. She serves her local American Diabetes Association Chapter (ADA) and presents regularly at Diabetes EXPO and Victory Over Diabetes in Atlanta. As a mentor to other educators, she has helped four diabetes programs achieve ADA recognition. Lisa is concerned about the alarming world-wide increase in pre-diabetes, childhood diabetes and adult diabetes rates. She has prepared this presentation to provide the information necessary to empower healthcare providers to change the future of diabetes care.