glucose and how to use the results from monitoring to better manage
4. Continuing Your Journey with Diabetes - focuses on complex concepts
related to diabetes, including the natural course of diabetes; the
medicine options that exist; what insulin is and how it works;
long-term complications associated with diabetes, and the key ABC's
(A1C, blood pressure, cholesterol)
5. Caring for Gestational Diabetes - engages participants in a discussion
about the feelings and emotions that can come with being pregnant and
having gestational diabetes; the risks associated with and how to care
for gestational diabetes; and what one might expect after pregnancy
Healthcare professionals can register online for Conversation Map Program training at healthyi.com. Educators receive a complimentary Conversation Map kit at the end of the training session, and can access online support offerings at healthyi.com.
(1) CDC, 2007. Health United States, 2007. Table 55. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus07.pdf
(2) CDC/NIH/ADA "Fact Sheet"
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