Diabetes and Physical Therapy

32.00
Online
Elective
Learning objectives

  • Express the current sociocultural context of diabetes.
  • Review physiologic functions of the pancreas and liver.
  • Explain the physiologic processes of metabolism and energy utilization.
  • Report and interpret the physiologic relationship between insulin and glucose.
  • Discuss the pathogenesis of diabetes.
  • Contrast and compare Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the physiologic relationship between diabetes and obesity.
  • Investigate historical medical care for diabetes.
  • Interpret medical management strategies related to insulin and pharmaceuticals.
  • Sequence diabetes-associated medical complications.
  • Define the nature of diabetic wounds and progressions toward wound care versus amputation.
  • Formulate objective diabetes-related functional impairments.
  • Develop a working medical model to address exercise and lifestyle amendments for individuals with diabetes.
  • Support physical therapy exam components for patients with diabetes.
  • Appraise physical therapy interventions for diabetic populations.
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Diabetes and Physical Therapy

32.00
Learning objectives

  • Express the current sociocultural context of diabetes.
  • Review physiologic functions of the pancreas and liver.
  • Explain the physiologic processes of metabolism and energy utilization.
  • Report and interpret the physiologic relationship between insulin and glucose.
  • Discuss the pathogenesis of diabetes.
  • Contrast and compare Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the physiologic relationship between diabetes and obesity.
  • Investigate historical medical care for diabetes.
  • Interpret medical management strategies related to insulin and pharmaceuticals.
  • Sequence diabetes-associated medical complications.
  • Define the nature of diabetic wounds and progressions toward wound care versus amputation.
  • Formulate objective diabetes-related functional impairments.
  • Develop a working medical model to address exercise and lifestyle amendments for individuals with diabetes.
  • Support physical therapy exam components for patients with diabetes.
  • Appraise physical therapy interventions for diabetic populations.