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Journey Through the Evolution and Future of Diabetes Care and Education

Hypoglycemia is an acute complication and significant issue for many people living This program reviews the current practices and the evolution in diabetes care including pharmacotherapy advances and technology evolution in medical management. The evolution of MNT from exchanges to eating patterns and plans will be reviewed. In diabetes self-management, we review the value of the diabetes care and education specialist, including the outcomes, the stratification of the specialty, patient population, and the healthcare systems. This activity (#180136) is approved by CDR for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Elizabeth H. Holt, MD, FACE | Patricia Davidson, DCN, RDN, LDN, CDCES, FAND, CHSE, FADCES | Kellie Rodriguez, RN, MSN, MBA, CDCES, FADCES | Amparo Gonzalez, MPH, RN, CDCES, FADCES

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Strategies in the Management of Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is an acute complication and significant issue for many people living with diabetes. Intensive glycemic management can increase the risk of hypoglycemia. This course will review the risks of hypoglycemia and examine its impact on the daily life of patients and their caretakers. Current treatment recommendations will be reviewed and strategies to prevent hypoglycemia will be discussed. Successful patient education techniques will also be explored. This activity (#178703) is approved for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Liz Robinson, MSPA-C, CDCES | Mary Lou Perry, MS, RDN, CDCES

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Nutrition for Diabetes: Unlocking the Potential for Better Management

Participants will be able to compare and contrast meal patterns for persons with diabetes and create culturally rich meal plans, incorporating heritage foods that align with individuals’ cultural backgrounds. They will learn how to create meal plans using patient-centered nutrition care principles. The session will explain how to utilize cross-cultural communication tools to ensure successful communication and understanding across diverse cultural backgrounds. This activity (#177646) is approved for 1 CPEU.

Speaker: Lorena Drago, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES

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Managing New Diagnosis in Type 1 Diabetes -Adult Onset/Pregnancy

Receiving a new diagnosis of T1D as an adult can be overwhelming, and it is important to learn and take steps to manage the condition effectively. We will so hear about the approach to managing pregnancy in T1D, which starts with planning and managing the pregnancy. We will discuss the latest research, tips for managing blood sugar levels, and resources for support. This activity (#176673) is approved for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Satish K. Garg, MBBS, MD, DM | Sarit Polsky, MD, MPH | Christie Beatson, MS, RD, CDCES

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A Deep Dive into GLP1 Receptor Agonists

GLP1’s have been available in the US since 2005. This class of drugs continues to change the way that obesity and diabetes are managed today, including improvements in cardiac health, weight loss, blood pressure, and insulin sensitivity. This program will address GLP1 Agonists, mechanism of action, side effects and how to mitigate them. Case scenarios will be used to share best practices in the utilization of GLP1’s. This activity (#177218) has been approved by CDR for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDCES | Natalie Bellini, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES | Rachel Stahl Salzman, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES 

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Comparing and Contrasting Key Measures of Glycemia

Glycemia refers to the level of glucose in the blood, which is a key measure of diabetes management. There are several key measures of glycemia, including fasting plasma glucose (FPG), oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). This activity (#176672) is approved for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Jane Jeffrie Seley, DNP, MPH, MSN, GNP, BC-ADM and Rachel Stahl Salzman, MS, RD, CDN, CDCES 

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Here’s Looking at You, Postprandial! Strategies for Managing Postmeal Glucose Levels

Glucose elevations after meals are associated with higher A1c values and linked to increased risk of cardiovascular complications. Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES and Mary Lou Perry, MS, RD, CDCES focus on issues surrounding postprandial glycemic control in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Measurement of glucose excursions, damaging effects, goals/targets for various populations, and practical strategies (nutrition, medication, physical activity) for effective management of these glucose spikes will be reviewed. Accredited by CDR for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES and Mary Lou Perry, MS, RDN, CDCES 

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Diabetes Technology: Connecting the Dots for All Patients from BGM to CGM

Interested in learning how to get the most out of technology with your patients with diabetes? Join Natalie J. Bellini, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, and Dawn Noe, RDN, LD, CDCES as they discuss blood glucose monitoring (BGM) and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) case studies and tips to improve patient engagement in the use of technology. Accredited by CDR for 1 CPEU.

Speakers: Natalie J. Bellini DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES and Dawn Noe, RDN, LD, CDCES

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The 3 Rs of Diabetes and Nutrition: Research, Recommendations and Real World

Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RDN, CDCES, FADA highlights evidence-based recommendations for nutrition management in diabetes, including key points from the 2022 ADA Standards of Care. She offers practical tips to efficiently incorporate nutrition therapy recommendations into patient care. Also included is an emphasis on strategies for weight management and managing gestational diabetes. Accredited by CDR for 1 CPEU.

Speaker: Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RDN, CDCES, FADA

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Application of Discovery Learning Techniques to Maximize Adoption of Healthy Eating Strategies

Utilizing a case-based approach, this 1-hour on-demand webinar explores how discovery learning using blood glucose monitoring results may assist clinicians in altering diabetes outcomes. Accredited by CDR for 1 CPEU.

Speaker: Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES

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What’s Next in Remote Diabetes Care?

COVID-19 emphasized the need to adopt and adapt to digital care. In this on-demand webinar, learn how to work with digital tools that collect, analyze, and help provide you with actionable data. Apply knowledge gained in this program to transform your practice to support a digital environment. Accredited by CDR for 1.5 CPEUs.

Speaker from Barbara Davis Center:

Satish Garg, MD | Professor, Director of Adult Diabetes Division

Christie Beatson, MS, RD, CDCES | Senior Instructor, Adult Diabetes Division

Laurel Messer, PhD, MPH, RN, CDCES | Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

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