Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program Live Webinar Schedule & Faculty Bios

Join us Live! Next Webinar Airs on May 13th at 8:30 AM (PDT)

Day 1

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 1 – Diabetes Overview and Pathophysiology with Coach Beverly

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 2 – ADA Standards, Goals of Care and Medical Eval with Coach Beverly

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 3 – Hypoglycemia, Landmark Studies, Type 2 Meds with Coach Beverly

Day 2

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 4 – Getting Active, Hospitalization, Lower Extremities and Risk Reduction with Coach Beverly

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 5 – Learning Theory, AADE 7, Behavior Change and Coping Skills with Coach Beverly

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 6 – Insulin – The Ultimate Hormone Replacement Therapy with Coach Beverly

Day 3

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 7 – CV Risk Management with Pharmacology and Intensive Insulin Therapy with Diana Isaacs

Recorded and Ready for Viewing | Session 8 -Technology, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Insulin Pumps with Diana Isaacs

Day 4

Due to a sudden illness (non-COVID), the speaker, Dana Armstrong, needs to change

Session 9 and 10 dates (originally on May 14 & 15).

May 27 from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM PDT | Session 9 – Medical Nutrition Therapy Overview with Dana Armstrong

May 27 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM PDT | Session 10 – Meal Planning – How to Eat by the Numbers with Dana Armstrong

Bonus Course: Language & Diabetes + Q & A Session with Coach Beverly

To give everyone more time to submit their questions, we moved the Bonus Session with Beverly to May 28th at 11:30 to 12:30 (PDT).

May 28, 2020 from 11:30 AM PST – 12:30 PM PDT | Session 11 – ADA Standards of Care & Test Prep: Question & Answers Session with Coach Beverly. Please send in your questions ahead of time by 5/28/20 at 10 AM (PDT) by clicking here.

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Faculty of Virtual DiabetesEd Specialist Program

Coach Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, BC-ADM, CDCES

Author, Nurse, Educator, Clinician and Innovator, Beverly has specialized in diabetes management for over twenty years. As president and founder of Diabetes Educational Services, Beverly is dedicated to optimizing diabetes care and improving the lives of those with diabetes.


Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, BCACP, CDCES

We are thrilled to welcome our newest speaker, Diana Isaacs, who will be joining our Virtual and Live Courses!

Dr. Isaacs was named 2020 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year for her educational platform promoting the use of CGM for people with diabetes and other innovations.  Dr. Isaacs was awarded the Ohio Pharmacists Association Under 40 Award in 2019. Dr. Isaacs has served in leadership roles for several pharmacies and diabetes organizations. She has numerous diabetes publications and research projects with a focus on medications, CGM and diabetes technology.

As the CGM Program Coordinator and clinical pharmacist specialist in the Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center, Dr. Isaacs brings a wealth of clinical knowledge combined with extensive research experience to this program.


Dana Armstrong, RD, CDCES

Dana received her degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of California, Davis and completed her internship in dietetics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Dana is the Medical Clinic Director of The Diabetes Center/Salinas Valley Medical Clinic. She provides leadership for the Department of Diabetes Services and ensures coordination and integration of an effective system-wide Diabetes Center of Excellence across the organization for optimum patient care and collaboration of services.  Having a child with diabetes, she combines her professional knowledge with personal experience and understanding.

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