The Management of Diabetic Neuropathy and Associated Disorders - PT739

The Management of Diabetic Neuropathy and Associated Disorders

by Nathan Jakowski, PharmD
(3.9 / 236 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50


This continuing education course will develop healthcare providers’ knowledge of diabetic neuropathy and treatment options. Learners will be exposed to background information on the disease state including definitions, classification, etiology, pathophysiology, and prognosis. They will review common signs and symptoms of the disease and will focus on disease prevention strategies such as glycemic control, lifestyle modifications, and foot care. This is followed by an in-depth review of current treatment options for diabetic neuropathy including treatment of pain and autonomic disorders such as cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, and urogenital neuropathies.


The goal of this continuing education program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about diabetic neuropathy, including disease state background, prevention and treatment of pain, and other manifestations of the disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe common symptoms of diabetic neuropathy
  • Identify three methods of diabetic neuropathy prevention
  • Discuss pharmacologic treatments for diabetic neuropathy pain and other disease manifestations

Approval Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, physical therapists and laboratory professionals.
Physical therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 6/11/2019 to 6/10/2022.
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
The OH PT Association (approval no. 18S8350 for 10/31/18 to 10/31/19).
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE19-539622 for 01/01/19 to 12/31/19). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 12/02/19 to 12/01/23.
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 08/01/17 to 07/31/19.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2015
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/22/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/28/2022


Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Justin V - Azusa , CA  ·  May 04, 2020
good info, applicable info
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Christine R - Moorpark, CA  ·  Mar 22, 2020
Very informative and helpful for treatment
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Alexis W - hallsville, TX  ·  Jan 04, 2020
I would have liked to see the medications in a chart form for easier comparison in addition to the text
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Beverly A - Centerville, OH  ·  Oct 26, 2019
Very concise and informative class.
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brian t - north royalton, OH  ·  Oct 06, 2019
i found this course informative about meds relating to DM neuropathy
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Price: $19.00
CE-PRO Price: $9.50