2019 Catalog: All Courses
DE0117: Diabetes Online CDE: Diabetes and Dementia
This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention.
Diabetes and prediabetic states have consistently been shown to be risk factors for cognitive decline, mild cognitive impairment and dementia. This session will provide an overview of the associations between dementia and diabetes. Discussion of the relationship of dementia with multiple diabetes-related factors over time [age at onset, diabetes duration, glucose control, presence of complications, inflammation, medications and hypoglycemic episodes] will be included. The session will also provide information/recommendations for caring for people with diabetes and dementia.
The webinar is accessible at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1.Talk with patients and caregivers about how diabetes affects living with dementia;
2. Talk with patients and caregivers about how diabetes affects the risk of developing cognitive impairment and dementia; and
3. Describe ways to include dementia in the holistic care of dementia patients in your clinical or community setting.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.