Endocrinology Book


Diabetic Education

Aka: Diabetic Education, Diabetes Mellitus Education
  1. See Also
    1. Diabetes Mellitus
    2. Type I Diabetes Mellitus
    3. Type II Diabetes Mellitus
    4. Insulin Resistance Syndrome
    5. Glucose Metabolism
    6. Diabetes Mellitus Complications
    7. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    8. Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State
    9. Diabetes Mellitus Control in Hospital
    10. Diabetes Mellitus Glucose Management
    11. Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus
    12. Hyperlipidemia in Diabetes Mellitus
    13. Diabetic Retinopathy
    14. Diabetic Nephropathy
    15. Diabetic Neuropathy
  2. Approach: Employ a Pediatric Diabetes Team (Essential)
    1. Medical Provider
    2. Nurse
    3. Diabetes Educator
    4. Nutritionist or Dietician
    5. Social Worker
    6. Psychologist
  3. Approach: Initial Education
    1. Describe Diabetes Mellitus pathophysiology
    2. Management principles
      1. Taking Insulin (when prescribed) is non-negotiable
      2. Other issues are negotiable
    3. Insulin action and use
    4. Blood Glucose Monitoring
    5. Urine Ketone testing
    6. Hypoglycemia
    7. Exercise in Diabetes Mellitus
    8. Nutrition in Diabetes Mellitus
    9. Psychological Issues
    10. Home Treatment
  4. Approach: Ongoing Education
    1. Should occur at every visit
    2. Must be age and education-level appropriate
      1. Include children age 5 and older in discussion
    3. Include skill review
    4. Prevention
      1. Seasonal illness prevention
      2. Immunizations: Influenza Vaccine
      3. See Diabetic Foot Care
      4. See Exercise in Diabetes Mellitus
      5. See Nutrition in Diabetes Mellitus
    5. Emergencies
      1. Hypoglycemia
      2. Type I Diabetes MellitusHyperglycemia
        1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
      3. Type II Diabetes MellitusHyperglycemia
        1. Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma
    6. Chronic Complications
      1. Diabetic Retinopathy
      2. Diabetic Nephropathy
      3. Diabetic Neuropathy
      4. Coronary Artery Disease
  5. Resources
    1. Diabetes Educator Resources
      1. https://professional.diabetes.org/content/diabetes-educator-resources

Diabetic education (C0204935)

Concepts Health Care Activity (T058)
SnomedCT 6143009, 425011000124103
Spanish educación del paciente diabético (procedimiento), educación del paciente diabético (régimen/tratamiento), educación del paciente diabético
English Diabetic patient education, diabetic patient education, Diabetes mellitus education, Diabetes mellitus education (procedure), Diabetic patient education (procedure), Diabetic patient education (regime/therapy), Diabetic education (procedure), Diabetic education
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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