Acanthosis Nigricans: Screening and Referral for Insulin Resistance

Course Summary

Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition known to be associated with insulin resistance.  This training explains more about the condition, and discusses recommended identification and referral techniques in children.  

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how acanthosis relates to diabetes.
  • Identify the different levels of acanthosis based on a numeric rating scale.
  • Demonstrate skills for screening and referral for acanthosis. 

Course Duration:  approx 1 hr.

Authors:

Rachel Novotny, PhD, RDN, Douglas Taren, PhD, Cindy Chin, MD, Allison Root, MS, RD, Dominique Henry, MEd, BS, Kelly Mach, BS

Continuing Education: 1.0 CECH for CHES​

CHES Provider number:  99036

Disclosures:  The planners, reviewers, and authors have no declared conflicts of interest

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