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Level 1 | Getting to the Nitty Gritty | 1.5 CEs

Level 1 | Getting to the Nitty Gritty | 1.5 CEs

$ 29.00

Title: Getting to the Nitty Gritty | 1.5 CEs

This course is included in: Level 1 - Diabetes Fundamentals. Purchase this course individually for $29 or enroll in the entire bundle and save 40% (discount already applied).

With your purchase of our Level 1 - online course, you have instant access to the On-Demand course via the Online University, PLUS we have automatically enrolled you in the live webinar.

Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.

This course provides an overview of the impact of diabetes on our communities. We compare & contrast prediabetes, type 1, & type 2 diabetes LADA & incorporate effective teaching strategies. Diagnostic criteria & risk factor screening are reviewed along with case studies to highlight key points.


  1. Discuss factors contributing to increased prevalence.
  2. Describe pathophysiological defects associated with the development of diabetes mellitus.
  3. Differentiate the different types: Prediabetes, Type 1, Type 2 & GDM
  4. Discuss new language guidelines.
  5. Describe the impact of insulin resistance.

      Intended Audience:  A great course for anyone entering the field of diabetes education or for those looking for a new perspective the current state of diabetes.

      Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 15 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator, and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

      Fee: $29.00 Group Discounts Available

      All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information

      Earn 1.5 CEs 

      Course Level: 1 (included in Level 1 | Diabetes Fundamentals)

      AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.*  

      The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.

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