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SP092-CCG

Diabetes in Assisted Living
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • How a Healthy Body Uses Glucose for Energy With Insulin
  • How a Person With Diabetes Is Affected by Insulin Imbalances
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Course Description

In this 1 hour course, you will learn about the different types of diabetes and how it effects your client population. You will learn how a healthy body uses glucose for energy with insulin and how a person with diabetes is affected by insulin imbalances.

Course Objectives

  • Types of diabetes.
  • Management (medications, insulin, diet, activity).
  • Blood glucose monitoring.
  • Preventing complications.


Course Outcomes

  • Almost all of us know someone who has diabetes
  • 23.6 million people affected in the US
  • Increasingly common in the US
  • Common in Assisted Living communities
  • A serious lifelong condition
  • 10.9 million people in the US who are 65 and older have diabetes
  • A metabolic disorder
  • Specifically a disorder of insulin and glucose processing
  • Insulin is created by the pancreas
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Usually diagnosed in children or young adults
  • 5% of people with diabetes have Type 1
  • Body does not produce insulin
  • Must take insulin on a daily basis to survive
  • Symptoms
  • Develop suddenly over a short period of time
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent urination
  • Increased thirst and hunger
  • Diabetic coma
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Most common type
  • 90-95% of people with diabetes have type 2
  • Pancreas produces enough insulin, but the body cannot use it effectively
  • Associated with
  • Increased age
  • Obesity
  • Family history of diabetes
  • Previous history of gestational diabetes
  • Physical inactivity
  • Certain ethnicities
  • Managed through diet and physical activity
  • Symptoms
  • Develop gradually
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent urination
  • Increased thirst and hunger
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Associated with pregnancy
  • Usually disappears after the birth of the baby
  • Increases risk of type 2 diabetes within 5-10 years by 40-60%
  • Physical activity helps prevent type 2
  • Other types
  • Latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA) aka type 1.5 or double diabetes
  • Prediabetes
  • High blood glucose level
  • Approximately 57 million Americans have prediabetes
  • Can be prevented with diet, exercise, and losing 5-7% of their body weight
  • Diagnosing diabetes
  • Blood test
  • How diabetes is managed
  • Medications
  • Insulin
  • Diet
  • Activity


Instructor: Josh Allen, RN

Josh Allen is a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of experience in senior living. As the Director of InTouch at Home, Josh oversees all aspects of business development, care, services, and operations for the organization. As a part of the SRG Senior Living family of companies, InTouch at Home delivers personalized care and services to clients living in senior living communities as well as private residences across three states.

Josh also serves on the board of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association, and represents AALNA on the boards of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living and Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations. Josh has previously served as President and CEO of Care and Compliance Group, a leading training solutions provider.

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