Less beef, more beans. New world diet.

April 10th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Less beef, more beans. New world diet.

A report attempting to overhaul the universal “diet” says a hamburger a week is about as much red meat you should be consuming. Eggs should be limited to less than four a week and dairy, one serving per day. A panel of nutrition, agriculture, and environmental experts recommend a plant-based diet. This recommendation stems from … Continue reading Less beef, more beans. New world diet.

New Question of the Week – April 8th, 2019

April 9th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Question of the Week – April 8th, 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 8th, 2019

Mindful Monday | Edi Matsumoto – Art as a Healing Tool

April 8th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Mindful Monday | Edi Matsumoto – Art as a Healing Tool

We are honored to have the talented and insightful Edi Matsumoto present at our First Annual Women Leaders in Diabetes Conference. Edi will be discussing “Art as a Healing Tool” along with sharing her artwork. After traveling in Southeast Asia, exploring cultures and volunteering at the Mother Theresa’s Home for the Dying Destitute in Calcutta, … Continue reading Mindful Monday | Edi Matsumoto – Art as a Healing Tool

Free Resource Friday | April Newsletter Now Available!

April 5th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday | April Newsletter Now Available!

The Teens Aren’t Alright | April Newsletter For this newsletter, we take a look at how our social environment is impacting this vulnerable age group. The habits established as teenagers are carried forward into adulthood and influence long term health outcomes. As parents, mentors and diabetes educators, are there actions we can take today to … Continue reading Free Resource Friday | April Newsletter Now Available!

10 Spots Left! Diabetes Educator Course Sacramento

April 4th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on 10 Spots Left! Diabetes Educator Course Sacramento

Still interested in attending the Diabetes Educator Course in Sacramento, CA next week (April 10th – 12th)? We have 10 spots left! Deadline to register is Monday April 8th! Save Your Seat! “More than a course, it’s an experience!” Top 5 Reasons to Join >> Come join us at our, Diabetes Educator Course in historic Sacramento, … Continue reading 10 Spots Left! Diabetes Educator Course Sacramento

Express Scripts to Charge max of $25 a month for insulin

April 3rd, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Express Scripts to Charge max of $25 a month for insulin

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes and approximately 7.4 million require insulin. Between 2002-2013, the average price of insulin nearly tripled, creating financial hardships for people who rely on it to survive. One company, Cigna’s Express Scripts, is working to lower the price for consumers by the end of the year. “Express Scripts, which … Continue reading Express Scripts to Charge max of $25 a month for insulin

The Question of the Week – April 2nd, 2019

April 2nd, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on The Question of the Week – April 2nd, 2019

According to the National Credentialing Board for Diabetes Educators, (NCBDE) the CDE® Exam Content Outline will be updated starting July 1st, 2019. To celebrate this update, we will be basing our 2019 Questions of the Week on this content outline. (See a snippet of the NCBDE content outline to the left or click on it to see the complete outline.) The … Continue reading The Question of the Week – April 2nd, 2019

How Inactivity Can Harm Your Brain | Mindful Monday

April 1st, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on How Inactivity Can Harm Your Brain | Mindful Monday

An unhealthy lifestyle can not only lead to chronic illness like obesity and heart disease, but also cause wear and tear on your brain. Lack of mobility causes inflammation, which leads to a number of serious chronic illnesses including obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Researchers are now finding that inactivity can also lead to a … Continue reading How Inactivity Can Harm Your Brain | Mindful Monday

Free Resource Friday | DSMES Toolkit

March 29th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Free Resource Friday | DSMES Toolkit

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Toolkit | Diabetes | CDC Looking for ideas to increase referrals to your Diabetes Education Program? Stop by this amazing DSMES Toolkit and webpage developed by the CDC for a ton of ideas, forms and resources. The purpose of this toolkit is to increase use of DSMES services among … Continue reading Free Resource Friday | DSMES Toolkit

The Question of the Week – March 27th, 2019

March 27th, 2019 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on The Question of the Week – March 27th, 2019

According to the National Credentialing Board for Diabetes Educators, (NCBDE) the CDE® Exam Content Outline will be updated starting July 1st, 2019. To celebrate this update, we will be basing our 2019 Questions of the Week on this content outline. (See a snippet of the NCBDE content outline to the left or click on it to see the complete outline.) The … Continue reading The Question of the Week – March 27th, 2019