Know someone with Type 1 Diabetes? We can offer help!

September 17th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Know someone with Type 1 Diabetes? We can offer help!

Attention Diabetes Educators and Specialists: Do you know an adult living with Type 1 Diabetes and an A1c of 7.5% or greater? Please invite them to join the EMBARK Study, Participants receive payment plus group classes and one-on-one coaching from diabetes experts as part of this NIH Study. We need to enroll 70 ,more participants … Continue reading Know someone with Type 1 Diabetes? We can offer help!

New Lipid and Kidney Protection Meds Approved

September 15th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Lipid and Kidney Protection Meds Approved

Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in people with diabetes, these new treatment options including PCSK9 Inhibitors and ACL Inhibitors, offer hope of decreasing cardiovascular mortality and morbidity. In addition rates of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) rates are rising worldwide and people with diabetes account for the majority of people receiving treatment … Continue reading New Lipid and Kidney Protection Meds Approved

Rationale of the Week | Getting to the Right Carb Count

September 15th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | Getting to the Right Carb Count

Our September 7th Question of the week quizzed test takers on carb counting. 55% of respondents chose the correct answer. This was a hard question. Figuring out how much insulin to cover carbs is an important topic to review, so we can pass on correct info to people living with diabetes. Before we start though, … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Getting to the Right Carb Count

Question of Week | What Teaching Tip for New Med – finerenone?

September 14th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | What Teaching Tip for New Med – finerenone?

If JR is started on this medication, what instruction would you provide? Make sure to take this medication on an empty stomach Contact the provider if you notice ankle swelling Notify your provider if you experience a non-productive cough Avoid taking medication with grapefruit or grapefruit juice. Click here to test your knowledge! Need a … Continue reading Question of Week | What Teaching Tip for New Med – finerenone?

Preparing for the CDCES Exam FREE Webinar | September 15th, 2021

September 13th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Preparing for the CDCES Exam FREE Webinar | September 15th, 2021

Are you preparing for the CDCES Exam? Join us live on September 15th, for our FREE Webinar Join us to get ready to succeed at the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test-taking readiness. Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2021 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies … Continue reading Preparing for the CDCES Exam FREE Webinar | September 15th, 2021

September eNews  | Insulin Update, New Meds, Cheat Sheet Additions

September 10th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on September eNews  | Insulin Update, New Meds, Cheat Sheet Additions

September eNews  | Insulin Update, New Meds, Cheat Sheet Additions September News – Medication Updates There has been a flurry of activity in the pharmacologic world of diabetes lately. We are working hard to keep our tools up-to-date to share with our diabetes community. Our printed Diabetes Medication PocketCards is now updated to reflect the … Continue reading September eNews  | Insulin Update, New Meds, Cheat Sheet Additions

Rationale of the Week | Best intervention for JR?

September 9th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | Best intervention for JR?

Our August 31st Question of the week quizzed test takers on interventions. Over 90% of respondents chose the correct answer. Great job! We thought that this was an important topic to review, so we can pass on correct info to people living with diabetes. Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Best intervention for JR?

Question of Week | Getting to the Right Carb Count

September 7th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | Getting to the Right Carb Count

Based on this, how much insulin does LS need for breakfast? 3.1 units 2.4 units 3.0 units 2.5 unts Click here to test your knowledge! Want to learn more about this question and more? Come join our Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program! Airs live October 6-8, 2021 Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned … Continue reading Question of Week | Getting to the Right Carb Count

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