Objectives:

  • Define diabetes type 1 & 2 and Gestational Diabetes
  • Learn about complications of diabetes 1 & 2
  • Learn about the causes of diabetes 1 & 2
  • Learn how blood sugar alterations can impact mood, cognition and energy
  • Identify chronic conditions associated with uncontrolled diabetes
  • Describe emotional issues associated with having a diagnosis of diabetes
  • Describe social issues associated with having diabetes
  • Explore common treatment goals for persons with diabetes 1 or 2