SMi Source Lesson Diabetes: Type 2

  • SMi Source lesson Diabetes: Type 2 has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Type 2 Diabetes: Introduction

    2. Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes

    3. Pathology of T2DM

    4. Daily Glucose Profiles

    5. Knowledge Check: Matching

    6. Knowledge Check: Insulin Resistance

    7. Knowledge Check: Hyperglycemia

    8. Knowledge Check: Matching

    9. Signs and Symptoms

    10. T2DM Diagnosis

    11. Signs and Symptoms

    12. Diagnostic of Diabetes

    13. Knowledge Check: Increased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

    14. Knowledge Check: ADA Criteria

    15. Knowledge Check: Risk Factors

    16. Knowledge Check: FPG Measurement

    17. Type 2 Diabetes Is a Chronic Progressive Disease

    18. Need for Basal Insulin Therapy: Initiation in T2DM

    19. Need for Basal Insulin Therapy: AACE/ACE Comprehensive Diabetes Management Algorithm

    20. NICE Guidelines: Blood-Glucose-Lowering Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

    21. Initiating Insulin: Differences by Country

    22. Types of Basal Insulin

    23. Basal Insulin Analog

    24. Types of Basal Insulin

    25. Types of Basal Insulin

    26. Insulin and IGF-1 Signaling

    27. Knowledge Check: Basal Insulin Analogues

    28. Knowledge Check: Insulin Analog

    29. Knowledge Check: Matching

    30. Knowledge Check: Lantus? Insulin Glargine

    31. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    32. Knowledge Check: Matching

    33. Knowledge Check: Matching

    34. Knowledge Check: Basal Insulin Therapy

    35. Knowledge Check: Risk Factors

    36. Knowledge Check: Diagnosis

    37. Knowledge Check: Hyperglycemia

  • Lesson Diabetes: Type 2 teaches these concepts

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes: Introduction

  • Lesson Diabetes: Type 2 addresses these key points

  • Diabetes-Related Mortality

    Deaths Attributable to Diabetes Among Adults by Country, 2015

    • Estimated to account for approximately 50-80% of deaths in people with diabetes
    • In 2015, the global number of deaths was estimated to be 5 million

    Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) 

    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus, formerly called non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, or adult-onset diabetes, is the most common form of diabetes, accounting for approximately 90% of all diabetes cases worldwide
    • Basic pathophysiology, symptoms, and progression of type 2 diabetes
    • Need for basal insulin therapy
    • Types of basal insulin
    • Basal insulin treatment
      • Guidelines
      • Insulin initiation
  • Lesson Diabetes: Type 2 is built from these main references. Log into SMi Source for a complete list and details.

  • American Diabetes Association. Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jan;35 S64-71.

    Buse JB, Polansky KS, Burant CF. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. In: Kronenburg: Williams Textbook of Endocrinology, 12th Ed. 2011; Saunders.

    International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas, 7h Edition. Brussels, Belgium: International Diabetes Federation, 2015.

    Inzucchi SE. Diagnosis. Chapter 1 in Umpierrez GE ed. Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus and Related Disorders, 6th Ed. Alexandria, VA; American Diabetes Association: 2014.

    WHO Diabetes Fact Sheet. World Health Organization. September 2011.