This advanced course on Diabetes Mellitus: Pathophysiology can taken as Part 1 of a series or on its own. Course objectives are: define Type I and II Diabetes, describe normal metabolism of carbohydrates, compare pathogenesis and incidence of Type I and II Diabetes, describe common diabetic crises, describe effects of chronic hyperglycemia, and list general diabetic management guidelines. Approved for 3.0 hrs for Nurses (all states) & CA RCFE Assisted Living Administrators. Must pass final quiz witih 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2019.