Study Timeline

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Study Timeline

Month One

  • Online Orientation
  • Complete online surveys
  • Do mail-in A1c test
  • Complete four Internet class sessions
  • Keep daily logbook


Month Two

  • Keep daily logbook


Month Three

  • Keep daily logbook
  • Do mail-in A1c Test


Month Four

  • Keep daily logbook


Month Five

  • Keep daily logbook


Month Six

  • Keep daily logbook
  • Do mail-in A1c test
  • Retake three Internet surveys

 

Class Outline:

 

Class 1: Diabetes Basics

•      What is Diabetes?

•      Myths and Facts

•      Feelings about Taking Insulin

•      The Ins and Outs of Insulin

•      How to Store Insulin

•      Hypoglycemia: Symptoms and Treatment

•      Blood Glucose Targets

 

Class 2: Practicing Taking Insulin

•      Using a Vial and Syringe

•      Using an Insulin Pen

•      Titrating Insulin Doses

•      Timing of Injections

•      Eating Regular Meals

•      Pros and Cons of Taking Insulin

 

Class 3: Being Safe with Diabetes

•      Feelings about diabetes

•      Overcoming barriers

•      Sick Day Management

•      Medical Alert Bracelet

•      Diabetes & driving

 

Class 4: Diabetes and Your Future

•      Diabetes Complications & Prevention

•      Nutrition & Physical Activity

•      Helpful Resources

•      Diabetes Self-Management

•      Goal-setting

•      A1c Test Schedule

 

For more information:

What is I-KAN                             Who can Join                                       How to Join

 

Last modified: Jul 23, 2013
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