SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE: Educates patients on the necessary lifestyle changes involved in a diabetes diagnosis, including nutrition, medication, physical activity and glucose testing. Collects patient data to monitor health status and proactively manage the patient's condition. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Provide outpatient diabetes and self-management training and education to patients who have Type 1, Type 2 or gestational diabetes. Plan, develop, and implement individual and group diabetes education for adults, pediatrics, and their families and caregivers. Instructs patients in the Standards of Care for diabetes. Provide nutritional counseling as applicable for weight control and disease management.
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