Nursing CPD Institute

Pre-Diabetes: Impaired Fasting Glucose – Glucose Intolerance

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 11 May 2021
This webinar provides an overview of pre-diabetes, including risk factors, and discuss the terms impaired fasting glucose and glucose intolerance. It will discuss the benefits of early interventions, both lifestyle and pharmacological, to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and other chronic health conditions.

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“Gain an understanding of the risk factors of pre-diabetes”

Course Content

Pre-diabetes is defined as a higher blood glucose but not high enough to be diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes.  Early interventions with lifestyle and, if appropriate, pharmacological treatment, can prevent progression to Type 2 Diabetes.

This webinar provides an overview of pre-diabetes, including risk factors, and discuss the terms impaired fasting glucose and glucose intolerance.  It will discuss the benefits of early interventions, both lifestyle and pharmacological, to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and other chronic health conditions.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding of the risk factors of pre-diabetes
  • Gain an understanding of impaired fasting glucose and glucose intolerance
  • Understand the benefits of early interventions – lifestyle and pharmacological – to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes
  • Identify those clients at risk of pre-diabetes and progression to Type 2 Diabetes

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