As we all prepare for Thanksgiving this year we may be having a difficult time feeling thankful. As we continue to navigate this long-lasting pandemic there has been so much loss and heartache. Years ago I went to a conference on preventing burnout in healthcare providers with Dr. J. Bryan Sexton, associate professor in … Continue reading Finding Gratitude During a Pandemic
JR is going to stay home for Thanksgiving and decided to prepare a fantastic dinner. JR has type 1 diabetes and injects bolus insulin before each meal. JR takes 1 unit of insulin for each 10 gms of carbohydrates. Using myfitnesspal to calculate JRs carb intake for the following festive meal, how much insulin would JR need … Continue reading Question of Week | Pass the Pumpkin Pie Please |Nov 24, 2020
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The winter and holiday seasons can be stressful and wear us down, especially during the pandemic. We tend to spend more time indoors. To help out, we have some suggestions that will not only help with stress management but can also boost your immunity. Walking outside in nature and drinking in an “oxygen cocktail” feels … Continue reading Forest Bathing | Oxygen Cocktails can Boost Your Killer T Cells
Our November 10th Question of the week quizzed test takers on intestinal bacterial health and diabetes. 40% of respondents chose the correct answer, while 60% did not. We thought that this was an important topic to discuss further, so we can pass on correct info to people living with diabetes. Before we start though, if … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Gut, Health, Mucous Lining & Diabetes
The COVID-19 Pandemic is taking a toll on people with diabetes. Although people with diabetes are not more likely than the general population to be infected by COVID-19, they have much higher mortality rates than people without diabetes once infected with the virus. Hopeful news. A recent study demonstrated that starting sitagliptin (Januvia) on hospital … Continue reading Sitagliptin Improves COVID-19 Outcomes in Diabetes
COVID cases are surging throughout the United States. Providing the best care for people with diabetes is especially important during this crisis. Which of the following statements regarding diabetes and COVID is most accurate? Avoid use of ACE inhibitors during illness, especially during the critical phase. Administration of sitagliptin (Januvia) during hospitalization may be associated … Continue reading Question of the Week | COVID-19 & Diabetes | Nov 17, 2020
COVID & Diabetes Update – Navigating a Crisis Join our Live Webinar on December 2 at 11:30 am PST FREE or Earn 1.5 CE | $19 With the surge in new COVID cases, what is the essential information health care professionals and Diabetes Specialists need to navigate this overwhelming crisis? What are the best practices … Continue reading COVID & Diabetes Update Webinar