Accommodating Clients with Diabetes

What you need to know when working with diabetic clients.

Accommodating Clients with Diabetes

$45 members / $75 non-members  3 CE credits  Video

This course examines diabetes and explains the steps you should take as a massage therapist when treating clients with this condition. Learn about the types of diabetes, how they affect the body and ways to (in a massage therapy setting) manage complications both from the disease and the medications prescribed to patients.

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Objectives

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how massage therapists can assist the growing number of people with diabetes.
  • Define types, symptoms, causes and possible controls for types 1 and 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the etiology, signs, symptoms and treatments for types 1 and 2 diabetes.
  • List contraindications for massage therapy for those with diabetes. 

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