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The teaching slides are created for the IDT in language and format that can be easily understood. The challenges of diabetes management in the PALTC setting such as the failure to review glucose logs or the reliance on sliding scale insulin...
The complete set of pocket guides describes the critical decision points in the management of common conditions found in the PALTC population and incorporates current information and best practices for use by practitioners in a convenient and easy...
January 29, 2018
Balance training may help to reduce the risk for falls in older adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) by improving reaction times, lower limb proprioception, and postural sway, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical...
The Diabetes Management Pocket Guide provides help with the recognition, assessment, treatment and monitoring of diabetes, along with the latest recommendations from the American Diabetes Association, and new guidance of pneumococcal vaccination...
This package includes the Diabetes Management Clinical Practice Guideline, and the Diabetes Management Pocket Guide. Residents of post-acute and long-term care (PALTC) facilities who have diabetes often take multiple medications and experience...
November 7, 2016
A large body of research demonstrates that exercise can help patients with diabetes keep their blood sugar under better control. Now, a small new study from New Zealand indicates that exercising immediately after meals controls blood sugar more than...
This session will provide an overview of the evidence which guides relaxed blood glucose and hemoglobin A1c goals for the older adult resident in long-term care, as well as a practical approach to difficult clinical scenarios in the management of...
Chronic conditions such as diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heart failure are prevalent in the PALTC setting. This workshop will discuss the recently updated clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) developed to improve the...
Medical providers for short-stay post-acute inpatients are increasingly challenged by high medical acuity, co-morbid medical conditions, and limited diagnostic resources. This workshop addresses the most common active medical conditions responsible...