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Diabetes 101: Resources for Community Health Workers

Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators and other interprofessional health care professionals.

Learning Objective
At the end of this activity, the attendees should be able to:

• Differentiate between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and pre-diabetes.
• Discuss the importance of controlling blood glucose through healthy lifestyle activities including physical activity and meal planning 
• Explain the roles that CHWs can play in diabetes management and type 2 diabetes prevention.

Successful Completion Statement
Certificates are provided to registered participants based completion of the activity, in its entirety, and the online evaluation. For questions regarding certificates of completion, please email

Dates of Validity
Release date: March 1, 2020
Valid through: December 31, 2021

Please note:

- There is no CE credits for this activity.
- Estimated time to participate in this activity and complete documentation is 1 hour.

Content Validation Statements
All recommendations involving clinical medicine are based on evidence accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients; 


All scientific research referred to or reported in support or justification of a patient care recommendation conforms to generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.


Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE
President, Health Care & Education
American Diabetes Association
Baltimore, MD


Availability: On-Demand
Available Mar 01, 2020 to Dec 31, 2021
Cost : FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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