Sunlight exposure decreases risk of type 2 diabetes?

May 30th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Sunlight exposure decreases risk of type 2 diabetes?

According to research conducted by the The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, exposure to sunlight may play a role in decreasing insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. In previous Diabetes Blog Bytes, we have highlighted the health benefits of spending time in the sun. Now, more data to support sun therapy. “Increased bright sunlight exposure may … Continue reading Sunlight exposure decreases risk of type 2 diabetes?

Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference – Using Creativity to Combat the Diabetes Pandemic | Keynote Presentation

May 29th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference – Using Creativity to Combat the Diabetes Pandemic | Keynote Presentation

If you couldn’t make the Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference (which was completely magical), we have great news. Each Wednesday, we will highlight our keynote speakers and their message. First up, is the amazing Theresa Garnero and Conference Co-Chair. How many more people could you reach by tapping into your creativity? Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, … Continue reading Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference – Using Creativity to Combat the Diabetes Pandemic | Keynote Presentation

Question of the Week | May 28th, 2019

May 28th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | May 28th, 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 Question of the Week | May 28th, 2019

Free Resource Friday | Preparing for the BC-ADM Webinar – May 29th!

May 24th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday | Preparing for the BC-ADM Webinar – May 29th!

Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam – What you need to know May 29th @ 11:30 am – 12:40 pm PST May 29th, 2019 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. PST Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam – What you need to know Join us for this live webinar  Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators … Continue reading Free Resource Friday | Preparing for the BC-ADM Webinar – May 29th!

Question of the Week | May 21st, 2019

May 21st, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | May 21st, 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 Question of the Week | May 21st, 2019

Nutrition Recommendations in Bite Size Pieces

May 16th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Nutrition Recommendations in Bite Size Pieces

Registered Dietitians are rock stars. MNT interventions provided by RDs, dramatically lower A1cs. The results say it all. Within 3-6 months of meeting with an RD, people with diabetes can expect an:A1c drop of up to 2.0% with Type 2 DiabetesA1c drop of up to 1.9% with Type 1 Diabetes Fiber is a BIG deal … Continue reading Nutrition Recommendations in Bite Size Pieces

New Question of the Week – May 14th, 2019

May 14th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Question of the Week – May 14th, 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 – May 14th, 2019

Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference Big Success

May 13th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference Big Success

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall The energy and synergy were palpable. Over 160 attendees sharing a moment and a growing movement. We learned, we shared and we re-fueled. The women leaders pushed us to create, to believe, to … Continue reading Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference Big Success

“Why are so many Latino children developing fatty liver disease?”

May 9th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on “Why are so many Latino children developing fatty liver disease?”

Recent studies have shown that 1 in 4 people living within the United States has fatty liver disease. However, the rate among Latinos is considerably higher at around 45%. Scientists are examining the effects of fatty liver disease and why certain communities are at higher risk than others. A person is diagnosed with fatty liver … Continue reading “Why are so many Latino children developing fatty liver disease?”

May Newsletter | Genes determine appetite?

May 8th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on May Newsletter | Genes determine appetite?

May Newsletter now available! by Coach Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDE®, BC-ADM For this newsletter, we highlight some key finding in the newly released consensus report, “Nutrition Therapy for Adults with Diabetes or PreDiabetes.” We also explore the rising incidence of fatty liver disease in youth and provide encouragement to keep active with the “Don’t Sit, … Continue reading May Newsletter | Genes determine appetite?