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Diabetes Self Management Laura Wintersteen-Arleth, MN, RN,CDE
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Learning Objectives o Understand the impact of diabetes  o Distinguish the different types of Diabetes o Identify treatment options for diabetes  management o Identify methods of applying the Chronic Care  Model to diabetes self-management  o Describe tools which health care providers can  use to empower patients
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Impact of Diabetes o 220 million worldwide  have diabetes o 80% of deaths from  diabetes in low and  middle-income countries o Diabetes deaths will  double between 2005 and  2030 o Diabetes has significant  financial impact  
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Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic  disease, which occurs  when the pancreas  does not produce  enough insulin, or when  the body cannot  effectively use the  insulin it produces. This  leads to an increased  concentration of  glucose in the blood 
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Diabetes o Type 1 o Type 2 o Gestational o LADA: Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Aging o Pre-Diabetes o Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT) o Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG)
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Risk Factors for Diabetes Type 1 o  Under 30 o  Genetics o  Autoimmune o  Environment o  Viral infection Type 2 o Older age 
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course PHARM 300 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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