Goal: To provide the participants increased knowledge about the increasing incidence of diabetes: the causes and the projected future for health care and specifically to Nephrology Nursing.
Objectives: 1. Discuss the incidence, epidemiology, proposed causes of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM). 2. Compare and contrast the nursing implications in caring for patients with T1DM and those with T2DM. 3. Project the future impact of the increase in diabetes on nephrology and nephrology nursing.