January eNews | New 2022 Diabetes Standards – Screening Updates and Cheat Sheets

January 7th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on January eNews | New 2022 Diabetes Standards – Screening Updates and Cheat Sheets

January eNews | New 2022 Diabetes Standards – Screening Updates and Cheat Sheets Happy New Year January kicks off our ADA Standards of Care (SOC) celebration and exploration. Coach Beverly has discovered some real gems that she is excited to share with all of you. “By implementing and championing these evidence-based guidelines, we can make … Continue reading January eNews | New 2022 Diabetes Standards – Screening Updates and Cheat Sheets

Rationale of the Week | Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes?

January 6th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes?

We quizzed test takers on the difference between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes. 87% of respondents chose the best answer. We want to share this important info so you can pass it on to people living with diabetes and your colleagues, plus prepare for exam success! Before we start though, if you don’t want … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes?

Cannabis, DKA and Vomiting? New Diagnosis Proposed

January 5th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Cannabis, DKA and Vomiting? New Diagnosis Proposed

As a diabetes specialist in a rural clinic, many of my clients’ use marijuana to help them cope with chronic neuropathy. Due to hyperemesis and other factors, people with type 1 diabetes who use cannabis on a regular basis, may present to the emergency room with diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA). However, their unusual labs might cause … Continue reading Cannabis, DKA and Vomiting? New Diagnosis Proposed

Question of Week | New Standards for Kidney Disease

January 4th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | New Standards for Kidney Disease

Based on the 2022 ADA Standards of Care, which of the following is the most accurate statement regarding chronic kidney disease and risk management? Monitor kidney function twice yearly if urinary albumin is 300 or greater and/or if GFR is 30-60. For people with GFR less than 60, relax glucose target to prevent hypoglycemia. If GFR … Continue reading Question of Week | New Standards for Kidney Disease

New Cheat Sheets Reflect 2022 ADA Standards

January 3rd, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on New Cheat Sheets Reflect 2022 ADA Standards

The 2022 ADA Standards of Care (SOC), have some exciting new updates that impact our clinical practice. We have updated our cheat sheets for your clinical practice and in preparation for certification exam success. Screen for diabetes at 35 years Given the increasing incidence of prediabetes and diabetes in younger populations, the ADA has adjusted … Continue reading New Cheat Sheets Reflect 2022 ADA Standards

Rationale of the Week | The truth about NPH Insulin?

December 30th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | The truth about NPH Insulin?

We quizzed test takers on NPH insulin. 57% of respondents, chose the best answer. We want to share this important info so you can pass it on to people living with diabetes and your colleagues, plus prepare for exam success! Before we start though, if you don’t want any spoilers and haven’t tried the question … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | The truth about NPH Insulin?

2022 Live Webinar Updates | Begins January 11, 2022

December 29th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on 2022 Live Webinar Updates | Begins January 11, 2022

Stay up-to-date with the new ADA Standards of Care by joining us for our 2022 Live Webinar Updates For your convenience, we have listed the schedule for our most popular upcoming courses below. You can purchase levels individually, or also bundle levels for cost savings and convenience. Your registration guarantees access to live and recorded … Continue reading 2022 Live Webinar Updates | Begins January 11, 2022

Question of the Week | The Difference Between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

December 28th, 2021 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of the Week | The Difference Between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

JS has newly diagnosed type 1, yet their parent has type 2 diabetes.  They ask you the difference between the two types of diabetes.  What is your best response? Type 1 and Type 2 are both autoimmune conditions, but people with type 2 don’t need insulin at first. Type 1 is due to a progressive … Continue reading Question of the Week | The Difference Between Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

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