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Table 1 CASCADE module content

From: Maximising engagement, motivation and long term change in a Structured Intensive Education Programme in Diabetes for children, young people and their families: Child and Adolescent Structured Competencies Approach to Diabetes Education (CASCADE)

Module 1:
Living with Diabetes-challenges and choices
Module 3:
Adjusting insulin - pros and cons
Identification of strengths, resources and abilities
Why we need food - a healthy balance
How insulin works - happy and unhappy cells
What are carbohydrate foods and their effects
Insulin regimens and their action profiles
Enhancing motivation to change
(Post module quiz)
When to adjust insulin
When to get help
(urgent and non-urgent)
Recognising Hyperglycaemia
When & how to treat hyperglycaemia
Insulin stacking
Using an insulin sensitivity ratio
Adjusting insulin to food - CHO counting
Enhancing motivation to change
(Post module quiz)
Module 2:
BG testing - pros and cons
Module 4:
Food, activity and exercise
Reasons for testing BG levels
HbA1c and complications
Factors that influence the BG level (up and down)
Recognising Hypoglycaemia
How to treat Hypoglycaemia
Enhancing motivation to change
(Post module quiz)
Relationship between insulin action & exercise
Blueprint for success