Hidden Barriers to Technology use in Type 1 Diabetes

September 3rd, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Hidden Barriers to Technology use in Type 1 Diabetes

How come so many vulnerable people living with type 1 diabetes aren’t using insulin pumps or CGMs? This is the question Ashby Walker, Ph.D., Director for Health Equity Initiatives: University of Florida Diabetes Institute and colleagues, addressed in their recent study. This powerful research reveals the core issues behind why some of the most vulnerable … Continue reading Hidden Barriers to Technology use in Type 1 Diabetes

Rationale of the Week | Thick calluses coupled with leg pain?

September 2nd, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | Thick calluses coupled with leg pain?

Our August 24th Question of the week quizzed test takers on thick calluses coupled with leg pain. 61% of respondents chose the correct answer. 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 you don’t want … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Thick calluses coupled with leg pain?

Upcoming Webinar: Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs | Airs Live Sept. 2nd

August 30th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Upcoming Webinar: Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs | Airs Live Sept. 2nd

Join us for our upcoming webinar Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Standards | Level 2 | 1.5 CEs Airs live this Thursday, September 2nd at 11:30 am This course takes a close look at insulin resistance syndrome and vascular complications. We discuss the impact of vessel disease from the heart to the toes. Included is a … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: Cardiovascular Disease & Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs | Airs Live Sept. 2nd

Question of Week | Best intervention for JR?

August 30th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | Best intervention for JR?

Based on this assessment, what is the next best action? Suggest that JR starts on aspirin given their cardiovascular risk profile. Recommend JR get a home blood pressure monitor. Assess if JR might need a sleep study to evaluate for sleep disorders. Encourage JR to increase activity level, to decrease cardiovascular risk. Click here to … Continue reading Question of Week | Best intervention for JR?

Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | October 6-8, 2021

August 27th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | October 6-8, 2021

Come join our Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program! Airs live October 6-8, 2021 Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll benefit from this virtual conference with the latest research plus critical content that you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. If you are seeking a state-of-the-art review of current diabetes care, … Continue reading Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference | October 6-8, 2021

Rationale of Week – | Which One is Autonomic Neuropathy? We made an oops!

August 26th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of Week – | Which One is Autonomic Neuropathy? We made an oops!

For our August 17th Question of the Week, 39% of respondents chose the best answer. This is due in part to our error. We mis-keyed the best answer for the first 96 respondents (we quickly fixed it as soon as we discovered the error). So, you may want to retake this question before you read … Continue reading Rationale of Week – | Which One is Autonomic Neuropathy? We made an oops!

We are Celebrating DiabetesEd Specialist Scholarship Recipients

August 25th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on We are Celebrating DiabetesEd Specialist Scholarship Recipients

We are so excited to announce our DiabetesEd Specialist Scholarship Recipients! We received dozens of applications for our annual Making a Difference Scholarship and the Flower Scholarship gifted from an anonymous donor! It was a great personal joy for our team to read these scholarship applications. Each applicant is serving communities with a great need … Continue reading We are Celebrating DiabetesEd Specialist Scholarship Recipients

Question of Week | Thick calluses coupled with leg pain?

August 24th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | Thick calluses coupled with leg pain?

What diagnosis best matches JR’s presentation? Peripheral polyneuropathy. Diabetes venous stasis syndrome. Peripheral arterial disease. Charcot foot. Click here to test your knowledge! Want to learn more about this question and more? Come join our Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program on October 6-8, 2021! Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll benefit … Continue reading Question of Week | Thick calluses coupled with leg pain?

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