CONTINUING YOUR JOURNEY WITH DIABETES

This map covers more complex concepts related to diabetes including the natural course of diabetes, the many medicine options that exist today, what insulin is and how it works, long-term complications associated with diabetes, and the ABCs (A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol).

At the end of this session, you will be able to: define the natural course of type 2 diabetes, define each of the long-term complications of diabetes, identify risk factors other than blood glucose levels for each the long-term complications, name the diabetes medicine(s) you are taking, how they work and medication profiles, set an action plan to help achieve your short-term and long-term diabetes self-management goals.

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