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Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs

Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs

$ 29.00

Join us live on July 25, 2024, at 11:30 am PST for our Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs

Title: Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs

This course is included in: Level 4 - Advanced Level Courses. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle or enroll in the entire bundle and save 50% (discount already applied).

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.

Patients with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase the risk of infection & compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes & cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link & treatment strategies for steroid-induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach.


  1. Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia, & insulin resistance.
  2. State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy.
  3. Using a case study approach, discuss strategies to improve glucose levels & quality of life.

Learning Outcome:

Participants will have an increased understanding of the relationship between hyperglycemia and cancer based on person-specific factors and will be able to discuss treatment approaches.

Target Audience:

This course is a knowledge-based activity designed for individuals or groups of diabetes professionals, including RNs, RDs/RDNs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, and other healthcare providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with prediabetes, diabetes, and other related conditions. The practice areas for RDs/RDNs for CDR reporting are healthcare, preventative care, wellness, and, lifestyle along with, education and research. 

CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 10.4.2
  • 10.5.1

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

Earn 1.25 CEs 

Course Level: 4 (included in Level 4 | Advanced & Specialty Topics)

AccreditationDiabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and our Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes awards 1.25 CPEUs in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration’s CPEU Prior Approval Program.

The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the certification exam. CBDCE and ADCES do not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES or BC-ADM exams, except for those published by CBDCE & ADCES.

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