This course is specifically designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, psychologists, certified diabetes educators, and other health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes or who manage the complications related to this disease.
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:
- List the benefits of weight reduction for glycemic control in diabetes.
- Identify strategies that help to initiate and sustain an energy deficit in patients with diabetes.
- Indicate ways to minimize risk of harm while helping someone with diabetes lose weight
- Discuss the potential of diabetes remission with weight loss.