Question of the Week | November 5, 2019

November 5th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | November 5, 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! Question of the Week – November … Continue reading Question of the Week | November 5, 2019

Why are JR’s insulin needs dropping? | October 29 Question of the Week Rationale – Bev

November 4th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Why are JR’s insulin needs dropping? | October 29 Question of the Week Rationale – Bev

Teenager with Type 1 on Insulin Pump For last Tuesday’s Question of the week, about 55% of respondents chose the correct answer. Although the majority of people chose the correct answer, we wanted to write a rationale to this particular question since it highlights an important issue that people with diabetes may be facing. Before … Continue reading Why are JR’s insulin needs dropping? | October 29 Question of the Week Rationale – Bev

Free Resource Friday | Updated Digital Medication PocketCards and FREE Shipping

November 1st, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday | Updated Digital Medication PocketCards and FREE Shipping

We have updated our printed and digital Meds PocketCard. You can view for FREE in the CDE® Coach App and Online or order your very own laminated version. Updates include: FDA approval of liraglutide (Victoza) for peds with type 2 New oral GLP-1, Rybelsus New heart failure indication for empa & canagliflozin Dosing update for … Continue reading Free Resource Friday | Updated Digital Medication PocketCards and FREE Shipping

Baby Raegan’s 7 Strategies to Ditch Halloween Leftover Candies

October 31st, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Baby Raegan’s 7 Strategies to Ditch Halloween Leftover Candies

Americans purchase nearly 600 million pounds of candy every year just for Halloween. That means lots of extra calories and sugar temptations for days and weeks to come. One strategy to decrease temptation and consumption, is to remove these sugary treats from your home and donate leftover candy to persons or organizations in need. Donating … Continue reading Baby Raegan’s 7 Strategies to Ditch Halloween Leftover Candies

Keeping blood sugar in target may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

October 30th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Keeping blood sugar in target may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

In a recent panel discussion moderated by David Holtzman, Chairman of Neurology at Washington University in St. Louis, researchers discussed the association between blood sugar and Alzheimer’s. It seems that keeping blood glucose in target may reduce risk of developing Alzheimer’s. “The risk for dementia is elevated about twofold in people who have diabetes or … Continue reading Keeping blood sugar in target may reduce risk of Alzheimer’s

Question of the Week | October 29, 2019

October 29th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | October 29, 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! Question of the Week – October … Continue reading Question of the Week | October 29, 2019

Lower Birth Weight Tied to Earlier Type 2?

October 28th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Lower Birth Weight Tied to Earlier Type 2?

A study examining 48,000 people in Scotland over a 14 year period showed those born with a birth weight below 2.893 kg (6.38 lbs) developed type 2 earlier and at a lower BMI than those with a birth weight above 3.572 kg (7.87 lbs). The results show a potential association between low birth weight and … Continue reading Lower Birth Weight Tied to Earlier Type 2?

Free Resource Friday |Preparing for the CDE® Exam Webinar

October 25th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday |Preparing for the CDE® Exam Webinar

Join us live with your questions on November 1, 2019 @ 11:30 a.m. PST! Coach Beverly offers this FREE webinar to help get you prepare for the CDE® Exam. All her tips and tricks are meant to ease your mind and reflect the updates to the CDE® content outline. Register below with a name and … Continue reading Free Resource Friday |Preparing for the CDE® Exam Webinar

Avoiding Juicy Answers | TR Moves to the Dorms

October 24th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Avoiding Juicy Answers | TR Moves to the Dorms

For Question of the week, test takers usually choose the correct answer 70-80% of the time. However, for this Tuesday’s question of the week, about 44% of respondents chose the correct answer. So, we thought this would be a perfect opportunity for another answer rationale. We’ll explore this question and the best answer in more … Continue reading Avoiding Juicy Answers | TR Moves to the Dorms

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

October 23rd, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

What is the best way to dispose of expired medications or those that are no longer of use? October 26 (this Saturday!) is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., collection sites across the U.S. will take all kinds of medications, no questions asked. People with diabetes take a myriad … Continue reading National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

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