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Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings
A Clinician's Guide to Optimal Care for the Elderly

20 CPEUs
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A practical and comprehensive CPE activity that outlines the latest evidence and guidelines for geriatric diabetes care which will enable you to develop effective programs to care for this growing population.

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Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings
A Clinician's Guide to Optimal Care for the Elderly

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Upon completion of this CPE activity you will be better able to:

  • Discuss target A1C and target glucose ranges for older adults with diabetes in long term care (LTC) settings based on current recommendations.
  • Recommend a diabetes meal plan prescription for older adults with diabetes in a LTC setting.
  • Evaluate blood glucose and food intake records using pattern management techniques, to recommend modifications to a basal/bolus insulin regime if needed to achieve glucose goals.
  • Suggest medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and treatment strategies to prevent recurrent hypoglycemia in the LTC resident.
  • Recommend possible pharmaceutical regime strategies to prevent hypoglycemia in the insulin treated elderly individual with diabetes, including considerations of co-morbidities and other health conditions.
  • Assess various physiological and physical factors which can lead to dehydration in the elderly adult with diabetes.
  • Apply current recommendations from leading organizations in developing a MNT plan for the overweight/obese older adult with diabetes.
  • Explain common barriers to physical activity in the older adult with diabetes in a LTC facility.
  • Recommend an initial physical activity action plan, including justification for the use of aerobic and/or resistance types of exercise for the older adult with diabetes.
  • Address common staff concerns, fears, and issues related to the incidence, prevention, and treatment of hypoglycemia of the older adult with diabetes in a LTC facility.
  • Explain how diabetes-related acute and chronic complications can increase fall risk factors in the older adult with diabetes.
  • Assess patient related variables affecting diabetes management in the LTC setting.
  • Describe the role of the food service department, nursing staff, and RDN in terms of optimizing nutritional intake and clinical outcome potential of MNT in the LTC setting for residents with diabetes.


Linda B Haas, PhC, RN, CDE, recently retired as the Endocrinology Clinical Nurse Specialist at the VA Puget Sound HCS and as the Metabolic Syndrome/Diabetes Clinical Nurse Advisor to the Office of Nursing Services of the Veteran’s Health Administration. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing, University of Washington, and a past president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Diabetes Association.

Sandra Drozdz Burke, PhD, ANP-BC, CDE, FAADE, is an adult nurse practitioner, diabetes educator, and clinical associate professor. She earned her PhD from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2004. Both her teaching and her research focus on the older adult. Ms. Burke served as the 2012 President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.


Kathleen Stanley, CDE, RDN, LD/N, MSEd, BC-ADM, has been a diabetes educator, dietitian, and program coordinator for over 25 years. She is currently the program coordinator for the diabetes education programs, outpatient nutrition programs, and Diabetes Prevention Programs at Baptist Health Lexington, in Lexington, Kentucky. Ms. Stanley is a published author for various publications, including articles and a book chapter related to the older adult with diabetes, and has served on national committees of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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