TEACHING RESOURCES

These are PowerPoint presentations prepared for educators which can be used in various venues courtesy of Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Please feel free to download and use these free presentations.

Diabetes
The following presentations provide a multifaceted review of topics relating to diabetes. Overviews of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and gestational diabetes (diabetes developing during pregnancy) are discussed. In addition, complications associated with both forms of diabetes are discussed along with measures to lower the risk for these complications. The importance of monitoring maternal glucose in relation to infant growth and development is also discussed.