COVID-19 & Diabetes Resource Page

As we learn more about COVID-19 and how it impacts people living with diabetes, we want to keep our readers informed. Here is a list of helpful articles and resources for COVID-19 & Diabetes.

COVID-19 and Diabetes FREE Webinar

As health care professionals and Diabetes Specialists, how do we prepare people with diabetes for the possibility of a COVID-19 infection and hospitalization?

What are the best practices to care for people with diabetes and COVID-19 in the outpatient and hospital setting?

Coach Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM, has summarized key information including critical teaching points and management strategies for people with diabetes who develop a COVID-19 infection.

Updates:

The Telehealth guidelines for providing DSMT have been updated since the streaming of this webinar.  Please see this blog, Telehealth and DSMT | Latest Updates from CMS, for updated information.

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In addition to the webinar, we will provide attendees with useful resources to provide care and education to colleagues and community members alike.

  1. Discuss the relationship between social determinants of health, diabetes, and COVID-19.
  2. List how people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes can prevent and prepare for a COVID-19 infection.
  3. Describe how the COVID-19 virus can cause serious illness in people with diabetes and underlying health conditions
  4. State management strategies for people with diabetes and COVID in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  5. Discuss the latest regulations regarding DSMT and Telehealth

Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, has been Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management for over 20 years. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.

She is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert. Can’t make it live? Your webinar registration means you receive a link to the recorded version within hours of airing.

Updates:

The Telehealth guidelines for providing DSMT have been updated since the streaming of this webinar.  Please see this blog, Telehealth and DSMT | Latest Updates from CMS, for updated information.


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