Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase risk of infection and compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes and cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link and treatment strategies for steroid induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach.
- Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia and insulin resistance.
- State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy.
- Using a case study approach, discuss strategies to improve glucose levels and quality of life.
Intended Audience: This course is a knowledge-based activity
designed for individuals or groups of diabetes educators, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants and other health care providers interested in enhancing their knowledge of diabetes management for patients with cancer.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Fee: $29.00 (Group Discounts Available)
Course Level: Level 4 – Advanced Level Courses
All hours earned count toward your CDE Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs