May Newsletter |Diabetes Ed Celebrates Nurses Day with 15% off Entire Store

May 7th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on May Newsletter |Diabetes Ed Celebrates Nurses Day with 15% off Entire Store

May eNews  | Diabetes Ed Celebrates Nurses Day | Take 15% off Entire Store Happy National Nurses Day and Week! When I was considering college as a teenager, my dad offered me some simple advice, “Why don’t you become a nurse?” I rolled my eyes and said, “Nah, I am going to be a social … Continue reading May Newsletter |Diabetes Ed Celebrates Nurses Day with 15% off Entire Store

Happy Nurses Day – 5 Ways to say Thank You

May 6th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Happy Nurses Day – 5 Ways to say Thank You

When I was considering college, my dad offered me some simple advice, “Why don’t you become a nurse?” I rolled my eyes and said, “Nah, I want to be a social worker.” Four years later, I stood proudly with my white cap and nursing pin securely fastened as an RN graduate. As I reflect on … Continue reading Happy Nurses Day – 5 Ways to say Thank You

Question of Week | Type 1 Needs Surgery

May 4th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | Type 1 Needs Surgery

MS is 63, has type 1 diabetes, and will be having knee surgery.  In addition to using an insulin pump and CGM to manage their type 1 diabetes, MS also takes empagliflozin (Jardiance) 25 mg daily to improve glucose levels. In preparation for the upcoming surgery, which of the following is an accurate statement? Transition … Continue reading Question of Week | Type 1 Needs Surgery

Updates to Diabetes Care in Hospital Setting

May 1st, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Updates to Diabetes Care in Hospital Setting

In preparation for my updating my class “Basal Bolus Therapy in the Hospital Setting“, a quick google search on the latest trends in hospital and diabetes care highlighted this just-published article to my immediate attention. Management of diabetes and hyperglycemia in the hospital – Lancet 2021: 9 174-288 published in March 2021, provides evidence-based information … Continue reading Updates to Diabetes Care in Hospital Setting

A Diabetes Nurse Takes a Fresh Look at the Plate Method

May 1st, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on A Diabetes Nurse Takes a Fresh Look at the Plate Method

For the past year, as the only diabetes nurse educator at a local FQHC clinic, I have had to fine-tune my nutrition coaching skills. We are hoping to hire a dietitian soon, but in the meantime, I am trying to find my nutrition groove as I work with Spanish-speaking clients, kids to elders, and everyone … Continue reading A Diabetes Nurse Takes a Fresh Look at the Plate Method

Remembering the “Lady with the Lamp” – Happy Nurses Week

May 1st, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Remembering the “Lady with the Lamp” – Happy Nurses Week

May 6th kicks off the seven-day celebration of Nurses Week and culminates on May 12th, the birthday of the founder of the field of nursing, Florence Nightingale. Florence established the first professional training school for nurses, the Nightingale Training School at St Thomas’ Hospital in 1860. The school is now part of King’s College London. … Continue reading Remembering the “Lady with the Lamp” – Happy Nurses Week

New Diabetes Online Courses | Begins May 6th

April 30th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Diabetes Online Courses | Begins May 6th

We are so excited to expand our Level 4 – Advanced Level & Specialty Topics Series! Our Level 4 specialty courses are designed to address topics that enhance your clinical practice and explore emerging issues in diabetes care. If you are seeking CEs to renew your certification or preparing to take the Board Certification in … Continue reading New Diabetes Online Courses | Begins May 6th

Rationale of Week | Mystery Condition

April 27th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of Week | Mystery Condition

For our April 20th Question of the Week, 44% of respondents chose the best answer. We wanted to “take a closer look” into this question. Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and haven’t tried the question yet, you can answer below: Answer Question Question: ML has had type two diabetes for … Continue reading Rationale of Week | Mystery Condition

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