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28.42, Phramacological Management for Diabetes Mellitus
Dr. Bednarek introduces the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus and draws distinction between Type 1 and Type 2 conditions. Her focus then shifts entirely to Type II diabetes mellitus soley because of the prevalence and the beneficial role exercise can have on this subpopulation. Oral and injectable anti-diabetic drug classes used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus are then covered. A nice section on insulin follows. Types, actions, storage and administration, and adverse effects of insulin are specifically discussed. The relationship between insulin and exercise is also covered.
Melissa Bednarek, PT, DPT, PhD, CCS
Upon completion of this monograph, the course participant will be able to:
- Understand the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus, including the differences between Type 1 and Type 2.
- Identify oral anti-diabetic drug classes used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Identify injectable anti-diabetic drug classes used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- Describe the mechanism of action for each drug class used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and its relevance to the pathophysiology of the condition.
- Understand the side effects of drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus as relevant to physical therapy.
- Understand the relationship between insulin and exercise.
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