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Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes
Seventh Edition

Book by Cecilia C. Low Wang, MD, FACP and Avni C. Shah, MD
Study Guide by Susan Burke March, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE
Edited by Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP

29 CPEUs

Book, 328 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 30 pgs.
This CPE program will enable you to create individualized, flexible treatment plans to optimize blood glucose control while accounting for diabetes complications, psychosocial factors, and the developmental state of each patient. Presents the latest guidelines for the comprehensive management of this disease and practical strategies to improve patient outcomes, including:

  • The latest developments in insulin administration, pump therapy, and CGM
  • Details about adjunctive therapies in type 1 diabetes
  • Updated information on the management and prevention of complications
  • Information on diabetes self-management education and support and psychosocial care
  • Psychosocial factors affecting adherence, quality of life, and well-being.

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SUGGESTED Learning Need Codes:
3000, 3010, 3060, 3090, 4000, 4130, 5000, 5190, 5310, 5340, 5010, 5460, 6000, 6030, 6060

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6.1.4, 6.3.6, 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.1, 8.3.2, 8.3.3, 8.3.4, 8.3.6, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.4, 9.1.5, 9.2.1, 9.2.2, 9.2.3, 9.2.4, 9.3.2, 9.3.4, 9.3.5, 9.4.2, 9.4.4, 9.4.5, 9.4.8, 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.2.2, 10.2.3, 10.2.4, 10.2.7, 10.2.9, 10.3.2, 12.4.6

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29 CPEUs

Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes
Seventh Edition

Book by Cecilia C. Low Wang, MD, FACP and Avni C. Shah, MD
Study Guide by Susan Burke March, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE
Edited by Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP

Copyright 2018 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. All rights reserved for this self-directed, accredited learning program. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission from the publisher is prohibited.



Welcome to the pre-approved, accredited CPE program for Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes. The program consists of a book of the same title by Cecilia C. Low Wang and Avni C. Shah and this study guide. This CPE program is designed to help you guide your patients/clients to better blood glucose control, avoid complications, and live successfully with Type 1 diabetes. It is also designed to help you earn 29 Level 2, Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs).

To get the most out of this CPE program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

  • Review the objectives in this study guide.
  • Read and study the book.
  • Assess what you have learned by answering the self-assessment questions in this study guide.
  • Compare your answers to the answer key, which you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% (40 questions) correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the book and re-test yourself until you score at least 80% (40 questions) correct.

After you have successfully completed the program, complete the CPE REPORTING FORM and:
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Upon completion of this accredited, self-directed learning program you will be able to:

  • Explain the classification, diagnosis criteria, and distinguishing characteristics of the major types of diabetes;
  • Integrate the philosophy and goals of patient self-management education and support and formulate a diabetes treatment plan;
  • Evaluate tools for diabetes therapy including medication and delivery devices;
  • Discuss the pathogenesis of diabetic ketoacidosis and recommend preventative strategies and patient care therapies;
  • Apply non-insulin adjunctive therapies;
  • Recommend testing goals for patients with diabetes;
  • Explain insulin-dependent survival skills;
  • Recommend sick-day management strategies;
  • Apply available insulin preparations and adjunctive therapies;
  • Discuss goals and benefits for self-monitoring of blood glucose;
  • Apply goals of medical nutrition therapy;
  • Explain pregnancy complications with type 1 diabetes;
  • Recommend goals for weight gain in pregnancy;
  • Educate patients about continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy (CSII);
  • Counsel patients to make healthy carbohydrate, fat, and protein choices;
  • Formulate meal plans appropriate for patients with diabetes;
  • Explain health benefits and potential risks inherent in physical activity;
  • Recommend exercise safety guidelines;
  • Describe psychosocial factors affecting diabetes management and develop a plan to increase diabetes control;
  • Explain how diabetes increases risk for debilitating micro- and macro-vascular, and neurological complications;
  • Evaluate risk factors and lab tests of patients with diabetic nephropathy, retinopathy, and neuropathy.


Diagnosis and Classification/Pathogenesis
Diagnosis and Classification
Clinical Presentation of Type 1 Diabetes
Diabetes Standards and Education
Philosophy and Goals
Patient Self-Management Education and Support
General Routine Care
Tools of Therapy
Insulin Treatment
Insulin Preparations
Adjunctive Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes
Special Situations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Cell Replacement Strategies
Psychosocial Factors Affecting Adherence, Quality of Life, and Well-Being: Helping Patients Cope
Periods of Increased Emotional Distress
Maintaining Adherence
Diabetes Complications
Developmental Considerations in Children
Developmental Considerations in Adolescents
The Elderly
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Diabetes
Stress and Diabetes
Diabetic Kidney Disease
Macrovascular Disease
Musculoskeletal Complecations
Abnormal Linear Growth


CECILIA C. LOW WANG, MD, FACP, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Associate Director of Fellowship Education in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is also the director of the inpatient Glucose Management Team at the University of Colorado Hospital, and was Associate Editor of the American Diabetes Association book Diabetes Case Studies.

AVNI C. SHAH, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist specializing type 1 diabetes. She most recently held the positions of Clinical Diabetes Medical Director and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Pediatric Endocrinology Division at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. She completed her fellowship at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. She currently works for the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange Quality Improvement Network.


Over the past 25 years Susan Burke March, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE has made her personal passion for healthy living, and smart weight management her vocation.
Susan holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutrition and education, is a certified diabetes educator, and holds advanced certificates of training in Adult Weight Management (Levels 1 and 2), and Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.
Susan has served as Chief Clinical Nutrition Manager at Mt. Sinai Hospital of Queens, New York, and is the former Vice President of Nutrition and Chief Nutritionist for eDiets.com, a leader in the online weight management program arena. She led the nutritional development of a roster of healthy weight programs and spearheaded the development of unprecedented features and services that today are commonplace in the online weight management industry.
Susan served on the board of the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and as a spokesperson for the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Susan is the author of the practical and informative book Making Weight Control Second Nature: Living Thin Naturally (Mansion Grove House, 2009) and the accompanying 26-CPEU study guide published by Wolf Rinke Associates (2010).
She and her husband Ken are currently living and studying Spanish in Ecuador’s third largest city, Cuenca, where she is the weekly Nutrition and Health Columnist for CuencaHighlife.com, and blogs on SecondNatureNutrition.com about Ecuadorian food, health issues, and nutrition news for the expat community.


Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP is the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., a company that has provided high-quality CPE programs to nutrition professionals since 1990.
He earned a BS at Drexel University, an MS at Iowa State University, a PhD in Continuing and Vocational Education (Adult Ed) at the University of Wisconsin, and interned at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He participated in a test item writer workshop sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
Wolf is a past Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management & Technology, University of Maryland, and a former Adjunct Faculty Member, School of Continuing Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.
He is the past president of the DC Dietetic Association and has been honored by the Academy with the Award for Excellence in the practice of Management; the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award; the Outstanding Service Award; and has delivered the Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture.
At the Academy he has served in numerous leadership roles including Chair, Scholarship Committee, DBC; Chair, Communication Committee, CDR; Chair, Area Coordinating Committee, COE; Chair, COE, and member of the Resource for Education Prog Committee; Honors Committee; CDR, Licensure Panel and Ethical Practices Task Force; CDR; House of Delegates and Board of Directors.
He is the author of more than 500 articles, numerous CPE self-study programs, and several popular books including Make It a Winning Life: Success Strategies for Life, Love and Business; Winning Management: 6 Fail-Safe Strategies for Building High-Performance Organizations; and Don’t Oil the Squeaky Wheel and 19 Other Contrarian Ways to Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness.


Special thanks to the following individuals for their careful review of this CPE program.

Marylou Anderson, MS, RD, CD, CDE
Inpatient Diabetes Educator
St. Joseph Medical Center
Tacoma, WA

Anne Brock, RDN, LD
Outpatient Dietitian and Diabetes Educator
West Valley Medical Center
Caldwell, ID

Kristen Albani Doenges, MS, RD, LD
Registered Dietitian
Smart Plate Nutrition
Dallas, TX

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