Intensive Diabetes Management, 7th Ed. (CHES)

Intensive Diabetes Management, 7th Ed. (CHES)

This course is only for CHES professionals.

Current 7th edition with ADA’s newest standards of care! This book covers the newest evidence-based research in intensive diabetes patient care for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes), which has been proven effective in controlling or delaying diabetes consequences, and is now the rule, instead of the exception in care. The data, guidelines, therapies, and procedures reflect the latest positions of the American Diabetes Association’s standards of care.

Choose between two test options with the same book:

15-Hour Program I.D. #SS114228_IDM152022     CHES 6 Hours / MCHES 9 Hours

26-Hour Program I.D. #SS114228_IDM262022     CHES 8 Hours / MCHES 18 Hours

Devin Steenkamp, MD
Course Expiration Date: Feb-27-2027
Course Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.3.1, 10.1.3, 10.2.9
Product Name

Book Only (2430)

Regular price $50.00 $50.00

15 CE Online Test Only (2431CHES)

Regular price $120.00

26 CE Online Test Only (2432CHES)

Regular price $150.00

15 CE Book & Online Test (2433CHES)

Regular price $165.00

26 CE Book & Online Test (2434CHES)

Regular price $195.00

Book Details

Author Devin Steenkamp, MD
Year Published 2021
Edition 7th Edition
Publisher American Diabetes Association
ISBN 978-1580407694
Format Paperback
Page Count 166
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 15 CE Online Test Only: 181670
  • 26 CE Online Test Only: 181669
  • 15 CE Book & Online Test: 181670
  • 26 CE Book & Online Test: 181669

Course Objectives

CHES Competencies – 6 Hours for 15 Hour Course

CHES Competencies – 8 Hours for 26 Hour Course

1.1.2 Identify Priority Populations

1.2.4 Procure Secondary Data

1.3.2 Determine the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, skills and behaviors that impact the health and health literacy of the priority populations

1.3.3 Identify the social, cultural, economic, political and environmental factors that impact the health and/or learning process of the priority population. 

MCHES Competencies – 9 Hours for 15 Hour Course

MCHES Competencies – 18 Hours for 26 Hour Course

1.4.1 Compare findings to norms, existing data and other information

2.4.1 Develop an implementation plan inclusive of logic model, work plan, responsible parties, timeline, marketing, and communication

3.1.4 Establish Training Protocol

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss three benefits of intensive diabetes management not achieved through less intensive insulin regulation and diabetes care.

2. Define and explain significance of each to diabetes: glutamine, ketoneogenesis, glucagon, and insulin.

3. Explain what a defective catecholamine response means to a person with diabetes.

4. Describe the patient’s responsibility in the multidiscipline team approach to diabetes care.

5. Describe carbohydrate counting and how insulin is altered to account for carbohydrate calories, added exercise, or illness.

6. List two ways diabetes professionals can address a patient’s burnout and fear of hypoglycemia.

7. Describe three situations where family therapy is recommended.

8. Identify the recommended premeal blood glucose levels in the following:  adult male, pregnant female, and an adolescent.

9. Compare the actions of the following insulin types: regular, glarine, detemir, and NPH.

10. Explain three reasons why the abdomen is a preferred insulin injection site.

11. Describe the most flexible insulin regime for meal size and timing.

12. Discuss how the insulin pump maintains more normal blood sugar levels and give two precautions on its use.

13. Identify the average basal insulin pump rate for patients with T1D.

14. Identify how much carbohydrate one unit of insulin normally covers.

15. Discuss two reasons why A1C is significant for people with diabetes.

16. Describe two possible benefits an overweight or obese person with diabetes might receive from losing weight.

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Why We Chose This Book

The American Diabetes Association is known for its timely, high-quality books written by experts. Health professionals have like our selections of ADA’s books, so we continue to produce new courses as new editions are released.

About the Author

Devin Steenkamp, MD, is the Director of the Clinical Diabetes Program at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition. His clinical practice and research are focused on the application of diabetes technologies in patient care.