Physical Activity and Medication Usage for Diabetes

Physical Activity and Medication Usage for Diabetes

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free. To enroll go to and click the blue box for "AHECU/Distance Education" and locate the course under the Diabetes Subcategory.

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the healthcare provider with increased knowledge about current medications available for the control of blood glucose levels and the role of exercise in controlling blood glucose levels.

Instructor: Sarah P. Smith, MAT, RD, LD, CDE |  Quality Specialist, CDE The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME)

Target Audience: Nurses, Dieticians and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Compare the currently available medications for controlling blood glucose levels
  • Discuss safety rules and goals for exercise for diabetic patients

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hour.

Dietitians: 1.0 hour of CPE for registered dietitians.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEU (0.1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.