Mother’s Day Sale – save on our most popular Diabetes CE Courses

April 24th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Mother’s Day Sale – save on our most popular Diabetes CE Courses

Happy Mother’s Day! In celebration of all women, we are excited to share discounts on three of our most popular courses. Order Today – sale ends May 12th, 2019! We are committed to supporting the growth and success of our diabetes education community. Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference San Francisco, CA | May 10th, 2019 Get fired … Continue reading Mother’s Day Sale – save on our most popular Diabetes CE Courses

New Question of the Week – April 23rd, 2019

April 23rd, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Question of the Week – April 23rd, 2019

Our Diabetes Detective Team scans the diabetes news to discover the most relevant info that Diabetes Educators need in their daily practice. We post one daily Blog Byte from Monday to Friday. And of course, Tuesday is our Question of the Week. It’s Informative and FREE!  Sign up below! The question of the Week – … Continue reading New Question of the Week – April 23rd, 2019

Mindful Monday | Happy Earth Day

April 22nd, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Mindful Monday | Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day from Diabetes Education Services. To celebrate, we are addressing the issue of food packaging and it’s impact on the environment. We plan to address this urgent issue more over the coming year. “Meal Kits Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Than Grocery Shopping, Study Says” Meal kits like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh provide … Continue reading Mindful Monday | Happy Earth Day

Free Resource Friday | Free Webinars

April 19th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday | Free Webinars

Be a part of our diabetes community while learning about the latest in diabetes care. Plus, Beverly provides an interactive question and answer session at the end of each live webinar. Free Webinars Include: Diabetes and Language – What We Say Matters What we say matters. As educators, advocates, spouses, friends, and providers, our use of … Continue reading Free Resource Friday | Free Webinars

Teens weight self-perception affects health

April 18th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Teens weight self-perception affects health

American teenagers who incorrectly perceive their weight are more likely to have unhealthy eating habits and be less active overall. Teenagers who accurately perceive their weight are more likely to make healthy choices and not take part in risky diets. The study analyzed data from over 12,000 American teens, 32% of which were obese or … Continue reading Teens weight self-perception affects health

Vegetarian diets seem to boost insulin sensitivity

April 17th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Vegetarian diets seem to boost insulin sensitivity

According to studies published in Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, adults who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, may improve their insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function, even when controlling for BMI. “It has been suggested that vegetarian diet may have a potential protective effect on the prevention and treatment of diabetes and its complications,” Xiuhua Shen, MD, … Continue reading Vegetarian diets seem to boost insulin sensitivity

New Question of the Week – April 16th, 2019

April 16th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Question of the Week – April 16th, 2019

Our Diabetes Detective Team scans the diabetes news to discover the most relevant info that Diabetes Educators need in their daily practice. We post one daily Blog Byte from Monday to Friday. And of course, Tuesday is our Question of the Week. It’s Informative and FREE!  Sign up below! The question of the Week – April … Continue reading New Question of the Week – April 16th, 2019

Mindful Monday | Want success? Start with exercise first

April 15th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Mindful Monday | Want success? Start with exercise first

The idea of a “lifestyle” overhaul can be intimidating. Getting healthier includes so many variables such as healthy eating, exercise, better sleep and reduced stress. A recent study suggests that developing an exercise routine first results in a preference for healthier foods. A study published by the International Journal of Obesity, concluded that starting an … Continue reading Mindful Monday | Want success? Start with exercise first

Free Resource Friday | Plant-Based Resources

April 12th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday | Plant-Based Resources

Plant-Based Eating Resources “The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist recommends a plant-based diet for people with diabetes, yet many people and educators are unsure how to get started.” – Coach Beverly This Free Resource Friday, we want to share all of our Plant-based Resources. Check out our resource page full of ideas, recipes and more! … Continue reading Free Resource Friday | Plant-Based Resources

“Most U.S. kids not meeting sleep, exercise and screen time targets”

April 11th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on “Most U.S. kids not meeting sleep, exercise and screen time targets”

A new study suggests that only 1 out of every 20 teens in America is getting the physician recommended amount of sleep, exercise and screen time (time spent on devices). The recommended amount of exercise for a teenager is 1 hour of moderate to vigorous exercise per day. Screen time should be limited to 2 … Continue reading “Most U.S. kids not meeting sleep, exercise and screen time targets”