Understanding Diabetes Numbers
Diabetes Test

Course Objective

  • Identify high and low blood glucose levels in relation to age
  • Understand the impact of rising or falling blood glucose values
  • Understand how the A1C reflects long term diabetes control
  • Understand ketone values and their impact
  • Know when to contact the provider for immediate diabetes management issues
  • Know when to contact 911 for diabetes related issues
  • Know when to contact the provider for overall management adjustments
  • What to send home in preparation for a visit to the endocrinologist

Date: August 29, 2018

Linda Moskin, MD, MPH & Anne Brennan, MS, RN, FNP
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

This self-paced module provides an overview of important metrics related to managing diabetes. In this training, participants will learn about blood glucose values, A1C testing, ketone testing, and diabetes management adjustments.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center