Education and Training Center


Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM CDT
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This is an online event. 



CE Coordinator 
Rehab Connections 

Prediabetes, Diabetes, and      Metabolic Syndrome


Virtual attendance = Live credit!

More than half of US adults are prediabetic or diabetic. According to the CDC, 6 out of 10 US adults have 1 chronic disease, 4 out of 10 US adults have 2 or more chronic diseases. Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes are two preventable chronic diseases plaguing the United States and worldwide. This morning workshop will present important statistics and resources for you and your patients. We will discuss risk tests, the continuum from insulin resistance to Type 2 Diabetes, and apply the physiology of Type 2 Diabetes relevant to patient care. 


  • Signs and symptoms of blood sugar dysregulation that may impact therapy sessions
  • Lab markers relevant to PT/OT patient care
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program and how to start one in your clinic including billing for it
  • Current science and controversy related to diet and food choices affecting blood sugar
  • Nutrient depletion related to Type 2 Diabetes medications and how this may impact your treatment
  • Resources for clinicians and their patients

Special content for 2023!

  • What is a CGM? What and why should PT/OT professionals know about it?
  • How do neuropathy and brain dysfunction relate to elevated blood sugar, even without a diagnosis or treatment of Type 2 Diabetes?
  • Multiple case examples from an outpatient physical therapy clinic.

Instruction level: Various    ----    CE contact hours: 4.0 (IL)

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