Diabetes is a disease that is becoming increasingly more common in the United States and in other parts of the world. As a result, the chances that you or a coworker may suffer from a diabetes-related health emergency have increased as well. In this course, you’ll get a basic idea of what diabetes is, learn how to recognize symptoms of a diabetes-related health crisis, and will learn some tips for providing first aid to a person suffering from a diabetic emergency, including both high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
Explain the relationship between diabetes and blood sugar levels
Describe items used to monitor and control blood sugar levels
List symptoms related to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
Explain steps of providing first aid for someone with diabetes who's suffering from low blood sugar
List symptoms related to hyperglycemia (high blood sugar)
Explain steps for providing first aid to someone with diabetes who's suffering from high blood sugar