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Unit of Study PBHL5001 - Managing Diabetes as a Chronic Condition (2022)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

discuss the relationships and referral processes within the multidisciplinary healthcare team

demonstrate problem solving skills to manage hypoglycaemia

explain the use of self-monitoring of blood glucose and interpret results

critically appraise literature and translate evidence into practice

apply nutrition therapy and physical activity guidelines to the management of pre-diabetes and diabetes

compare and contrast glucose lowering medications used in diabetes management

identify the psychosocial issues associated with diabetes self-management

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