Fees: $180
CPE Units: 25

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Learning Needs


Virtually all patients with diabetes can improve glycemic control through intensive management. Following the personalized treatment is complex, but studies have shown it to be very effective in avoiding or controlling side effects and thus today, it is commonly used in diabetes care. This book covers the rationale and physiological basis of intensive therapy, patient selection and education, insulin regimens, pump therapy, monitoring, and nutrition management.


** Note: Several options are available for this product. Prices vary from $101 to $180 depending on number of credits (15 or 25) desired and testing format. **

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss three benefits of intensive diabetes management not achieved through less intensive insulin regulation and diabetes care.

2. List two technological/biomedical advances that have changed the way diabetes care is assessed or monitored.

3. Describe carbohydrate counting and how insulin is altered to account for increased carbohydrate calories, added exercise, or illness.

4. Better assess patients’ needs and determine appropriate nutrition therapy intervention.

Why we chose this book

The American Diabetes Association is known for its wonderful evidence-based books on diabetes care. This book is in its 6th edition and continues to have wide acceptance.

About the Author

Howard Wolpert, MD, is Senior Physician in Adult Diabetes at the Joslin Diabetes Center. He is also Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Recommended for…

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional


Intensive Diabetes Management, 6th Ed.-Person
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Provider Information

Helm Publishing

Kathy King
CDR Accredited

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