Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Return to all Child and Adolescent Health sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Using evidence-based guidelines develop a screening protocol for type 2 DM in children and adolescents.
2. Develop a multifactorial disease management plan (medication and lifestyle changes) that includes the patient’s family. 
3. Educate patients and families of the importance of the multifaceted plan to provide positive patient outcomes. 
4. Screen and monitor patients for comorbid conditions.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021

Mark E. Shaffer, MD, FAAFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Medical Director, John A. Martin Primary Health Care Center, Winnsboro, South Carolina

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/08/2021
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