Free Resource Friday – Preparing for the CDE® Exam Webinar!

December 14th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday – Preparing for the CDE® Exam Webinar!

Join us for free on January 4th @ 11:30 am PST Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDE® Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.  Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2018 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips … Continue reading Free Resource Friday – Preparing for the CDE® Exam Webinar!

“Daily serving of nuts may stave off weight gain”

December 13th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on “Daily serving of nuts may stave off weight gain”

Nuts and seeds have been shown to display many nutritional benefits, studies have linked consumption of nuts to better cardiovascular health, fertility, and improved cognitive function. More recent studies have begun to find a connection between consumption of nuts and increased weight loss. A study by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health assessed … Continue reading “Daily serving of nuts may stave off weight gain”

Question of the Week | December 11th, 2018

December 11th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | December 11th, 2018

NEW QUESTION OF THE WEEK!  Click here to take the question of the week >>  December 11th, 2018 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 … Continue reading Question of the Week | December 11th, 2018

Mindful Monday | Cardiac Arrest No longer Peaks on Monday Morning!

December 10th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Mindful Monday | Cardiac Arrest No longer Peaks on Monday Morning!

Many people experience anxiety on the Sunday night before returning to work on Monday. For decades, health professionals believed that unexpected death and cardiac arrest were more common on Monday mornings. This increased risk was thought to be due to increased cortisol, the stress hormone, as people started their work week. Increased cortisol levels can … Continue reading Mindful Monday | Cardiac Arrest No longer Peaks on Monday Morning!

Diabetes and Disasters – Be Prepared

December 7th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Diabetes and Disasters – Be Prepared

Diabetes and Disaster Preparedness With an increasing amount of natural and man-made disasters, it is important to help ourselves and our communities to be prepared. In case of sudden evacuations, having the necessary medical and self-care items packed and ready to go is imperative.  Here are a few helpful resources for ourselves and our community: Resources for People … Continue reading Diabetes and Disasters – Be Prepared

Boost Your Memory – Get Moving

December 6th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Boost Your Memory – Get Moving

A study by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science has found that short bouts of exercise might not only be linked to decreased risk of chronic diseases, but increased memory as well. This particular study involved 36 young men and women who all achieved adequate health status. Each subject was asked to participate … Continue reading Boost Your Memory – Get Moving

Diabetes Blog Byte | December Newsletter is here!

December 5th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Diabetes Blog Byte | December Newsletter is here!

Diabetes and Disaster – From Preparedness to Recovery Last month, the Camp Fire consumed our sister town of Paradise and the surrounding communities. We dedicate this newsletter to all those who have witnessed and survived tragedy.  From how you can prepare for a disaster to finding peace and gratitude in recovery!      Newsletter Topics … Continue reading Diabetes Blog Byte | December Newsletter is here!

Question of the Week | December 4th, 2018

December 4th, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | December 4th, 2018

NEW QUESTION OF THE WEEK!  Click here to take the question of the week >>  December 4th, 2018 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 … Continue reading Question of the Week | December 4th, 2018

Why I Love Being a Diabetes Educator | Mindful Monday

December 3rd, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Why I Love Being a Diabetes Educator | Mindful Monday

During our Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Diabetes Educator Webinar, our amazing speaker, Heather Nielsen, asked our audience to type what they loved about being a Diabetes Educator.  Here are their responses.  I am grateful to be am member of this compassionate and dedicated community! What do you love about being a diabetes educator? I am … Continue reading Why I Love Being a Diabetes Educator | Mindful Monday

Camp Fire donations needed | How you can help

December 1st, 2018 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Camp Fire donations needed | How you can help

As you have heard on the news, the town of Paradise and surrounding areas have been completely devastated. Most of the homes and businesses are gone, leaving thousands of people and families searching for shelter. What is needed now is donations to emergency relief funds so people can start rebuilding their lives. So many have … Continue reading Camp Fire donations needed | How you can help