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January 2022

Level 1 | Goals of Care | 1.5 CEs

January 25 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course is an essential review for anyone in the field of diabetes. We highlight the goals of care the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and provide critical teaching points and updates for health care professionals involved in diabetes care and education. Objectives: State 3 determinants of health and how they can impact diabetes self-care. List steps to address prediabetes Describe goals of care for glucose, heart disease, pediatrics, and older adult Discuss standards and goals for lower extremity care Intended…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

January 26 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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Level 1 | Hypoglycemia, Monitoring, Sick Days, Overcoming Barriers | 1.5 CEs

January 27 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course discusses causes and strategies to prevent hypoglycemia are discussed. Includes a review of blood glucose monitoring considerations and teaching topics, with a focus on sick day management. Strategies on providing a quick and effective foot and lower extremity assessment are also discussed. Objectives: Discuss risk and prevention of hypoglycemia Strategies to get the most out of blood glucose monitoring and technology Review sick day management, from hospital to home Describe behavior change roadblocks and workarounds Intended Audience:  A…

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February 2022

Level 2 | ADA Standards of Care | 2.0 CEs

February 3 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

  This course, updated annually, is an essential review for anyone in the field of diabetes. Join Coach Beverly as she summarizes the 2022 updates to the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and provides critical teaching points and content for health care professionals involved in diabetes care and education. Objectives: A review of changes and updates to the 2022 ADA Standards of Medical Care Identification of key elements of the position statement Discussion of how diabetes educators can apply this…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Diabetes – Not Just Hyperglycemia | 1.75 CEs

February 8 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Diabetes is complicated! This course starts with a brief introduction to the CDCES Exam content and philosophy. Then we move to discuss the underpinnings of pancreas dysfunction and the different types of diabetes. Insulin resistance is addressed as well as the diagnostic criteria for diabetes. Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology of diabetes Differentiate between the different types of diabetes; includingType1, Type 2, LADA, GDM and other causes. Describe the natural history of diabetes and diagnostic criteria Address the relevance of insulin…

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Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

February 9 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Feb 9, 2022 |  11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PST Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam - What you need to know Join us for this live webinar  Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators with an advanced degree in their field and a professional license as an advanced practice nurse, registered dietitian, or registered pharmacist. The scope of advanced diabetes practice includes patient management skills such as medication adjustment, medical nutrition therapy, exercise planning, counseling for behavior management…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Standards of Care & Cardiovascular Goals | 1.5 CEs

February 10 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Diabetes is complicated! This course starts with a brief introduction to the CDCES Exam content and philosophy. Then we move to discuss the underpinnings of pancreas dysfunction and the different types of diabetes. Insulin resistance is addressed as well as the diagnostic criteria for diabetes. Objectives: Discuss the epidemiology of diabetes Differentiate between the different types of diabetes; includingType1, Type 2, LADA, GDM and other causes. Describe the natural history of diabetes and diagnostic criteria Address the relevance of insulin…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Insulin Therapy – From Basal/Bolus to Pattern Management | 1.5 CEs

February 15 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course reviews the effective use of insulin therapy to improve glucose control. Learn how to look at glucose patterns and determine appropriate insulin adjustment strategies. Also included are formulas to calculate therapy based on national guidelines. Objectives: Discuss the actions of different insulins Describe pattern management as an insulin adjustment tool State how to calculate insulin needs and determine basal-bolus insulin dosing List teaching tools for insulin administration Intended Audience:  This library of critical information is designed for individuals…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Insulin Intensive – Monitoring, Sick Days, Lower Extremities | 1.5 CEs

February 17 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The purpose of this course is to spend focused time reviewing insulin pattern management, dosing strategies, basal-bolus, and carb counting calculations. We explore the ins and outs of monitoring, sick day management, and provide a brief review of hypoglycemia and Hospitalization. This course content will boost your knowledge and confidence in recommending insulin adjustments to patients and providers. Objectives: Determine appropriate insulin dosing Calculate insulin sensitivity and carb to insulin ratios Consider individual characteristics when determining insulin dosing Discuss management…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Meds for Type 2 – What you need to know | 1.5 CEs

February 22 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course highlights the array of oral and injectable medications to treat hyperglycemia for people with type 2 diabetes. We explore clinical issues to consider when determining the best strategy to improve glucose control. We discuss cost, side effects, complexity, and other factors into consideration. We also discuss how to integrate the ADA and AACE algorithms into practice. Objectives: Describe the main action of the different categories of type 2 diabetes medication List the side effects and clinical considerations of…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | (Exercise and) Medical Nutrition Therapy | 1.5 CEs

February 24 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course reviews the latest nutrition guidelines and strategies to individualize this information based on assessment. Included is a discussion on weight-loss approaches, metabolic surgery, gastroparesis, and disordered eating. Objectives: Discuss national guidelines for Medical Nutrition Therapy State different meal planning approaches Describe gastrointestinal issues associated with diabetes Discuss approaches to discussing and supporting weight loss Intended Audience:  This library of critical information is designed for individuals or groups of diabetes specialists, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists,…

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March 2022

Level 3 – Boot Camp | Microvascular Complications and Exercise – Focus on Prevention | 1.5 CEs

March 1 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

We review the benefits of exercise and focus on the latest national guidelines for activity, strengthening, and balance. We summarize the impact of chronic hyperglycemia on the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and lower extremities. Included is a discussion on screening guidelines to promote early detection and treatment. We also review the benefits of exercise and focus on the latest national guidelines for activity, strengthening, and balance. Objectives: Identify most common microvascular complications Describe modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Coping and Behavior Change | 1.5 CEs

March 3 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

This course provides a framework to assess patient barriers and support behavior change. We explore psychosocial issues that may be blocking patients from adopting healthier behaviors and provides strategies to identify and overcome these barriers.  We conclude with a review of the major learning theories with a focus on empowerment. Objectives: Discuss the chronic care model Describe coping and patient assessment List psychosocial, emotional, and life barriers to diabetes self-care Discuss strategies to assist patients with individualized coping skills Describe…

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Level 3 – Boot Camp | Test-Taking Coach Session (48 Questions)

March 8 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Are you almost to the finish line and ready to take the CDCES or BC-ADM exam in the near future? If yes, this test-taking Diabetes Educator Online Boot Camp is designed for you. First, you take 78 sample questions online. Then you join Coach Beverly for an hour-long webinar to learn how to work through the test questions and get to the right answer! Coach Beverly will go through as many questions as is possible in a one-hour session. She helps you avoid…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

March 9 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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Level 2 | Meds Management for Type 2 Standards | 1.5 CEs

March 24 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Coach Beverly will highlight the key elements of the latest Medication Guidelines by AACE and ADA. We will explore clinical factors to consider when determining the best strategy to improve glucose management in people with type 2 diabetes and other co-conditions. There will be a special focus on cardiovascular risk reduction and renal protection. Objectives: Describe the role of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists in stopping clinical inertia Discuss using the latest ADA and AACE Guidelines to determine the best…

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Level 2 | Lower Extremity Assessment Standards | 1.5 CEs

March 29 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

People with diabetes are at increased risk of Lower Extremity Complications. This course reviews the steps involved in performing a detailed assessment of the lower extremities, including how to use a monofilament and tuning fork to detect neuropathy. We also discuss the significance of Ankle Brachial Index and strategies to prevent lower extremity complications. Objectives: Describe the risk factors for lower extremity complications Discuss prevention strategies Demonstrate steps involved in a lower extremity assessment Intended Audience:  A great course for…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

March 31 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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April 2022

Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

April 7 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

April 7, 2022 |  11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PST Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam - What you need to know Join us for this live webinar  Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators with an advanced degree in their field and a professional license as an advanced practice nurse, registered dietitian, or registered pharmacist. The scope of advanced diabetes practice includes patient management skills such as medication adjustment, medical nutrition therapy, exercise planning, counseling for behavior management…

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Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Conference Deluxe | 30+ CEs | April 13-15, 2022

April 13 8:00 am - April 15 12:00 pm
$399 – $499

Whether you are new to diabetes or a seasoned expert, you’ll benefit from this virtual conference with the latest research plus critical content that you can immediately apply to your clinical practice. If you are seeking a state-of-the-art review of current diabetes care, this course is for you. Our team has been fine-tuning this course for over fifteen years, and we know what you need. This program can also be a great addition to your CDCES or BC-ADM exam study…

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Level 2 | Microvascular Complications, Eye, Kidney & Nerve Disease Standards | 1.5 CEs

April 26 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course provides you with the need-to-know information regarding the microvascular complications of diabetes. We start with a brief overview of the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations then sum up with prevention strategies and screening guidelines. This straight-forward program will provide you with information you can use in your clinical setting and also provides critical content for the diabetes educator exam.         Objectives: Eye, kidney and nerve disease Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for diabetes complications Screening guidelines and prevention strategies. Intended…

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Level 2 | Critical Assessment – Fine-Tuning your Diabetes Detective Skills Standards | 2.0 CEs

April 28 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

This course integrates the ADA Standard of Care on elements of a comprehensive medical assessment (Standard 4) of the individual living with prediabetes, diabetes, or hyperglycemia. Through case studies and real-life situations, we discover often hidden causes of hyperglycemia and other complications, such as liver disease, sleep apnea, pancreatitis, autoimmune diseases, fractures, and more. We delve into therapy for complicated situations and discuss management strategies for other conditions associated with hyperglycemia such as Cystic Fibrosis, and Transplants. Join us for…

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May 2022

Level 2 | Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 10 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course takes a close look at insulin resistance syndrome and vascular complications. We discuss the impact of vessel disease from the heart to the toes. Included is a discussion of identifying and preventing vascular disease and a comprehensive review of the latest ADA Standards of Care for heart disease. Objectives: The impact of insulin resistance and hyperglycemia on vessel disease State the complications and factors associated with vascular disease List management goals to reduce the risk of vascular disease…

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Level 2 | Older Adults and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 12 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

We are living longer and more people are getting diabetes. The American Diabetes Association has updated the Older Adults Standards, with special attention to considering reduction of medication and insulin therapy intensity. The older population has unique issues and special needs that require consideration as we provide diabetes self-management education. This online course highlights key areas of assessment, intervention, and advocacy for older clients living with diabetes. Objectives: Self-management considerations for older individuals Strategies to prevent complications and maintain optimal…

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Level 2 | From Tots to Teens Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 17 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course includes updated goals and guidelines for children living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This course discusses the special issues diabetes educators need to be aware of when working with children with diabetes and their families.  We discuss the clinical presentation of diabetes, goals of care, and normal growth and development through the early years through adolescence. Strategies to prevent acute and long term complications are included with an emphasis on positive coping for family and child…

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Level 2 | Pregnancy and Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 19 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Pregnancy with diabetes is confronted with a variety of issues that require special attention, education, and understanding. This course reviews those special needs while focusing on Gestational Diabetes and Pre-Existing Diabetes. Included are the most recent diagnostic criteria, management goals, and prevention of complications during pregnancy. A helpful review for the CDCES Exam and for those who want more information on people who are pregnant and live with Diabetes. Objectives: Three issues that affect pregnancy with diabetes The unique attributes…

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Level 2 | Hospitals and Hyperglycemia Standards | 1.5 CEs

May 26 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Research clearly demonstrates the importance of glucose control during hospitalization to improve outcomes not only in the inpatient setting but after discharge.  This course reviews the evidence that supports inpatient glucose control and outlines practical strategies to achieve targets in the inpatient setting.  We incorporate the latest ADA Standards and provide links to resources and inpatient management templates. Objectives: The impact of hyperglycemia in the hospital setting The importance of inpatient glucose control Three strategies to get glucose to goal…

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June 2022

Test Taking Practice Exam Toolkit | Webinar + 220 Sample Practice Test Questions

June 30 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

During this webinar, Coach Beverly will help you transform your nervousness into focused energy that will help you succeed. She will provide test-taking tips based on her experience taking the certification exam six times.   To provide plenty of practice, Coach Beverly will sample 20 test questions that have been plucked from our Test Taking Toolkit during this live webinar. She will explain how to dissect the question, eliminate wrong answers and avoid getting lured in by juicy answers. Can’t make…

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July 2022

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

July 12 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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FREE Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

July 14 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

July 14, 2022 |  11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PST Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam - What you need to know Join us for this live webinar  Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators with an advanced degree in their field and a professional license as an advanced practice nurse, registered dietitian, or registered pharmacist. The scope of advanced diabetes practice includes patient management skills such as medication adjustment, medical nutrition therapy, exercise planning, counseling for behavior management…

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Level 2 | Setting up a Successful DSME Program Standards | 1.5 CEs

July 21 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

This course provides you with a succinct overview of the latest standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and Support Programs. If you are taking the CDCES Exam or considering setting up a DSME program, this program is designed for you. We review the 10 standards and provide strategies on implementation. In addition, we discuss Medicare Reimbursement and covered benefits. This course provides insights into the exam philosophy and also highlights critical content areas.   Objectives: The steps involved in setting…

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August 2022

Level 4 | Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 1 | 1.5 CEs

August 9 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Why do the blood sugars keep dropping after meals? Is the basal insulin set correctly? What adjustments are needed for exercise? During this webinar Coach, Beverly addresses each of these glucose mysteries and more, using a person-centered approach.  She describes a stepwise approach to evaluate glucose patterns and correct common issues encountered by people living with type 1 diabetes. By attending this webinar, you will gain confidence in evaluating glucose patterns and making recommendations for improvement.  Objectives Describe common glucose…

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FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

August 10 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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Level 4 | Solving Glucose Mysteries for Type 2 | 1.5 CEs

August 11 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Why are glucose levels elevated in the morning? When should insulin be started?  What is the next step to get A1c to target? During this course Coach Beverly addresses each of these glucose mysteries and more, using a person-centered approach.  She describes a stepwise approach to evaluate glucose patterns and correct common issues encountered by people living with type 2 diabetes. By attending this webinar, you will gain confidence in evaluating glucose patterns and making recommendations for improvement. Objectives Describe…

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Level 4 | Insulin Calculation Workshop – From Pumps & Beyond | 1.5 CEs

August 23 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Why do the blood sugars keep dropping after meals? Is the basal insulin set correctly? What adjustments are needed for exercise? Determining basal and bolus rates for multiple daily injections or insulin pumps can seem overwhelming.  This 90-minute course provides participants with a step-by-step approach to determine basal rates, bolus ratios, and how to problem solve when blood glucose levels aren’t on target. During this 90-minute course,  Coach Beverly will provide abundant case studies to give participants hands-on practice and…

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Level 4 – Basal Bolus Therapy in Hospital 1.5 CEs

August 25 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$29

Glucose control in the hospital matters! This course provides participants with a step-by-step approach to safely and effectively implement Basal Bolus Insulin Therapy in the inpatient setting. We discuss appropriate insulin dosing based on the patient’s clinical presentation and apply dosing strategies to a variety of case studies. Included are hard-to-manage situations that commonly occur in hospital settings and a discussion of solutions that will keep patients safe and get glucose levels to goal. In addition, sample basal/bolus and insulin…

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September 2022

Level 4 | Type 2 Diabetes Intensive | 2 CEs

September 15 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$29

This course provides a detailed overview of the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, prevention strategies, and cardiovascular risk reduction. In addition, we highlight type 2 treatment approaches including nutrition, activity, oral and injectables medications plus screening and treatment guidelines for micro and macrovascular disease. Through case studies and discussion, we highlight strategies to focus on a person-centered approach along with attention to psychosocial care for people living with diabetes. Objectives: Discuss the current epidemiology of type 2 diabetes. Describe the…

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October 2022

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

October 12 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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Level 4 | Cancer & Diabetes | 1.25 CEs

October 26 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
$29

People with cancer often experience hyperglycemia secondary to treatment, which can increase risk of infection and compromise their nutritional status. In addition, recent research has identified the link between diabetes and cancer. Join us to learn more about this unexpected link and treatment strategies for steroid-induced hyperglycemia using a case study approach. Objectives: Discuss the relationship between cancer, hyperglycemia and insulin resistance. State 3 benefits of normalizing glucose levels during chemotherapy. Using a case study approach, discuss strategies to improve…

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November 2022

FREE Preparing for the CDCES Exam Webinar

November 8 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

Join us to get ready to succeed a the CDCES Exam. This course will transform your test anxiety into calm self-confidence and test taking readiness.Topics covered include: Changes in requirements for 2022 Exam eligibility and test format Strategies to succeed Review of study tips and test taking tactics. We will review sample test questions, and the reasoning behind choosing the right answers. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Intended Audience: This FREE…

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Getting to the Gut (& Skin) – FREE Webinar

November 9 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online
$19

Join the wonderment as we explore the role of our Microbiome. This sixty minute complimentary journey will expand your view of how trillions of bacterial hitchhikers profoundly influence our health. We will discuss how foods, bathing, the environment and our medical practices have impacted our gut bacteria over time and strategies we can take to protect these old friends. Join us! New content and exciting research findings! Join the wonderment as we explore the role of our Microbiome. 2022 Webinar Topics…

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FREE Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam Free Webinar – What you need to know

November 10 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Free

November 10, 2022 |  11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. PST Preparing for the BC-ADM Exam - What you need to know Join us for this live webinar  Becoming BC-ADM is a great achievement for diabetes educators with an advanced degree in their field and a professional license as an advanced practice nurse, registered dietitian, or registered pharmacist. The scope of advanced diabetes practice includes patient management skills such as medication adjustment, medical nutrition therapy, exercise planning, counseling for behavior management…

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