Question of Week | What explains JR’s sudden DKA?

September 13th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | What explains JR’s sudden DKA?

JR, a 67-year-old with type 2 diabetes for seven years and an A1C of 9.7% was started on empagliflozin 10mg two weeks ago. Other labs include a GFR of 49 and a UACR of 34 mg/g. Other diabetes medications include glucotrol 10mg twice daily and sitagliptin 100mg daily. JR sometimes has a few shot’s of … Continue reading Question of Week | What explains JR’s sudden DKA?

ReVive 5 Training Program Details

September 12th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on ReVive 5 Training Program Details

ReViVE 5 Diabetes Training ProgramUnlocking Hidden Barriers to Diabetes Management Whether you are a novice or expert in providing diabetes care, we invite you to attend this exciting training program that provides the essential steps to address diabetes distress combined with an innovative approach to glucose management that will revolutionize your practice. Living with diabetes … Continue reading ReVive 5 Training Program Details

Uvalde T-Shirt Installation Connects Art to Heart

September 12th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Uvalde T-Shirt Installation Connects Art to Heart

After the Uvalde shooting, a group of mothers who belonged to a monthly book club, decided not to talk about their book of the month. Instead they dedicated their gathering to sharing their deep grief and feelings of powerlessness about the senseless loss of 19 beautiful children in Uvalde, Texas. Children, just like their own, … Continue reading Uvalde T-Shirt Installation Connects Art to Heart

September 2022 eNews | Boosting Nutrition Health & Jumping for Joy

September 9th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on September 2022 eNews | Boosting Nutrition Health & Jumping for Joy

September 2022 eNews | Boosting Nutrition Health & Jumping for Joy September Greetings We are experiencing a food crisis. Ten percent of Americans in every state, across rural and urban households, experienced food insecurity at least some time during 2020. With food prices on the rise, how do we help people with prediabetes and diabetes … Continue reading September 2022 eNews | Boosting Nutrition Health & Jumping for Joy

Rationale of the Week | Abdominal lumps and insulin injections

September 7th, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | Abdominal lumps and insulin injections

For last week’s practice question, we quizzed test takers on abdominal lumps and insulin injections. Only 46% of respondents chose the best answer, which indicates that there was some confusion. We want to clarify and share this important information, so you can pass it on to people living with diabetes and your colleagues, plus prepare … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Abdominal lumps and insulin injections

Question of Week | Ambulatory Glucose Profile Confusion

September 1st, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Question of Week | Ambulatory Glucose Profile Confusion

LS is 72 years old with type 2 diabetes and injects insulin 4 times a day. They were started on a CGM device last month and you are looking at the Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP) together.  You notice their time in range is 60%, their time above range is 38%, in low range is 2% … Continue reading Question of Week | Ambulatory Glucose Profile Confusion

Belly Dance “Fun”damentals

September 1st, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Belly Dance “Fun”damentals

Belly Dance “Fun”damentals – Women of all ages and body shapes invited! Join us in a safe, body-accepting environment and experience a sense of community while having fun learning the fundamentals of belly dance. Students wear workout clothes that they feel comfortable in and we supply sparkly hip shawls and veils. The movements of belly … Continue reading Belly Dance “Fun”damentals

Rationale of the Week | Right amount of insulin for 83 year old?

August 31st, 2022 / Beverly Thomassian / Comments Off on Rationale of the Week | Right amount of insulin for 83 year old?

For last week’s practice question, we quizzed test takers on the right amount of insulin for an 83 year old. Only 50% of respondents chose the best answer, which indicates that there was some confusion. We want to clarify and share this important information, so you can pass it on to people living with diabetes … Continue reading Rationale of the Week | Right amount of insulin for 83 year old?

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