Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes

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Instructor: Carolyn McKenzie

Length: 3 - 4 hours

This course will review the development of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes and describe how to address the problem of prevention and education in your patient population.

    At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the risk factors for cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes
  • Review guidelines for treatment of risk factors from the ADA and AHA.
  • Discuss the treatments currently being used to prevent the progression of cardiovascular disease in people with type 2 diabetes.
  • Apply knowledge of risk factors in the education of the patient with type 2 diabetes in recognizing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Audience: RNs, Nurse Practitioners