DIY Cloth Face-Masks | Mindful Monday

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the CDC recommends everyone wears a cloth face-mask when in public.

In addition to washing our hands frequently and maintaining a 6ft. distance from others, cloth masks can help in situations where social distancing is more difficult, such as the grocery store.

Cloth face-masks can easily be made at home with a scarf, bandana, hand towel, or t-shirt, just be sure to wash them frequently. Here are a few tips for making your mask:

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Diabetes 2020 – Virtual Conference!
Now with COVID-19 Update
7.5 CEs | $89 | Starts April 23

The COVID Pandemic is taking a toll on people with diabetes. What is the critical information Diabetes Care and Education Specialists need as we navigate this pandemic? How can take a leadership role in providing sound recommendations while helping to manage the full range of diabetes issues, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and cardiovascular risk reduction?

Coach Beverly has created this four-session virtual course so that participants can delve deep into the topics that are most pressing for diabetes care now and in the future. We will focus on improving population health and then drill down to individual intervention through case studies. We will discuss implementing cardiovascular risk screening and treatment in the clinical setting and more!

Download the Diabetes 2020 flyer here.

Course Schedule: Each session airs from 8:30 am—10:00 a.m. PST

Session 1 – Getting to the Heart of Care – 1.5 CEs – Airs April 23rd

  • Our role as Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
  • Diabetes and the COVID Pandemic
  • ADA and 2020 Medication Management Algorithm –

Session 2 – Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Strategies – 1.5 CEs – Airs April 24th

  • ADA and AACE Guidelines for CV Risk Reduction
  • Implement Risk Reduction Strategies
  • Addressing Hypertension, Lipids and Weight – A Case Study Approach

Session 3 – Lower Extremity Assessment and Intervention – 1.5 CEs – Airs April 28th

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease vs Vascular Disease
  • Lower extremity assessment techniques
  • Prevention strategies and education

Session 4 – Making meaningful Connections and a Vision for the Future – 1.5 CEs – Airs April 30th

  • Adverse Child Experiences – ACE and Impact of Diabetes and other Health Outcomes
  • Improving health- From individuals to populations

Download the Diabetes 2020 flyer here.

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