||Introduction to the complexities of the worldwide diabetes epidemic including the types of diabetes, risk factors, historical basis, disease precess, prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications.
||An introduction to the management, treatment, and prevention of clinical complications of diabetes for the entry-level para-professional. Topics will include pathophysiology, the prevention of diabetes, and the management and treatment of diabetes. The course will include a lab to translate classroom lecture into everyday practice.
||Concept, procedures, and techniques to achieve the optimal diet for health and fitness; principles of basic nutrition, nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle, and a scientific investigation of one's own personal health and wellness status.
||Continuation of DPS 102 with emphasis on diabetes prevention for individuals, families, and communities at risk, and prevention of diabetes complications. Content areas include the following: behavioral diabetes coaching, diabetes risk assessment, individual and family health promotion for diabetes prevention, and community strategies for diabetes prevention.
||Diabetes nutrition course with an emphasis on diabetes prevention for individuals, families, and communities at risk, and prevention of diabetes complications. Content areas include the following: nutrition risk assessment, individual and family healthful eating and food preparation for diabetes prevention and care (life cycle), and community nutrition education strategies for diabetes and obesity prevention.