Welcome Jackson and Thank You Robert

July 27th, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Welcome Jackson and Thank You Robert

My children have been a vital part of my company since before they were born. I remember providing all day lectures with puffy feet and the “waddle” with both of my pregnancies. When they were babies, my wonderful husband would travel with me and the boys to my lecture locations. We would pack up suitcases … Continue reading Welcome Jackson and Thank You Robert

Type 1 and SGLT-2 Inhibitor? | QoW Rationale

July 23rd, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Type 1 and SGLT-2 Inhibitor? | QoW Rationale

This question addressed the use of SGLT-2 Inhibitors in addition to insulin for MS, who is living with Type 1 Diabetes. MS is worried about weight gain and is on a low keto diet. It is safe for here to add an off-label medication? Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and … Continue reading Type 1 and SGLT-2 Inhibitor? | QoW Rationale

Technology Toolkit Rescheduled | You are invited!

July 22nd, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Technology Toolkit Rescheduled | You are invited!

Live Stream Webinar Date Change Due to technical difficulty during our July 21st course, we are re-recording session 1 and adding a new date for session 2. We apologize in advance for the inconvenience and we appreciate your patience. New Dates | Join us live on July 28th and 30th3 CEs | $59.00 July 28 |Tech 101 – … Continue reading Technology Toolkit Rescheduled | You are invited!

Question of the Week | July 21, 2020

July 21st, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | July 21, 2020

JR is 19 years old with type 1 diabetes and uses a continuous glucose monitor and insulin pump to manage their diabetes. For the past few months, JRs’ ambulatory glucose profile (AGP) indicates that JR runs above 80% time in range and less than 2% low and 1% very low.  JRs’ most recent A1c was 6.1%.  … Continue reading Question of the Week | July 21, 2020

Celebrating Congressman John Lewis – In His Words

July 20th, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Celebrating Congressman John Lewis – In His Words

The world lost a beautiful human on Friday. John Lewis, the 80-year-old legislator grew up the son of a sharecropper, marched alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. and became one of the most celebrated congressmen in Capitol Hill. Known as one of the Big Six leaders of the civil rights movement, he helped shine on a … Continue reading Celebrating Congressman John Lewis – In His Words

July Newsletter | Preventing Hypoglycemia to Save Lives

July 17th, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on July Newsletter | Preventing Hypoglycemia to Save Lives

Preventing Hypoglycemia to Save Lives Click here to view our July Newsletter She woke up to the faces of concerned strangers in blue uniforms looking down at her. Trying to pull herself out of what must be a bad dream, she had trouble putting thoughts and words together. Finally, she saw her son’s face and … Continue reading July Newsletter | Preventing Hypoglycemia to Save Lives

Glucagon Rescue Meds Options

July 16th, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Glucagon Rescue Meds Options

What is Glucagon and How Does it Work? Glucagon is a counter-regulatory hormone secreted by the pancreas when blood sugars are dipping or during periods of emotional or physical stress. This hormone liberates stored glycogen from the liver, causing an upward surge in circulating glucose. When people become hypoglycemic, there is not enough circulating glucagon … Continue reading Glucagon Rescue Meds Options

Question of the Week | July 14, 2020

July 14th, 2020 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | July 14, 2020

RJ is 15 years old and starting on basal-bolus insulin. The diabetes specialist reviews the signs of hypoglycemia and provides information on glucagon rescue medications. Which of the following statements is most accurate? A glucagon is an injectable form of glucose. Injectable glucagon rescue medications are to be injected subcutaneously only. Nasal glucagon must be … Continue reading Question of the Week | July 14, 2020

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