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


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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. 

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES is owner and Clinical Director of Integrated Diabetes Services, a practice located just outside of Philadelphia specializing in intensive insulin therapy and advanced education for children and adults. Gary has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for 28 years and has had type 1 diabetes for 36 years. He was named 2014 Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. 

Mary Lou Perry, MS, RDN, CDCES has over 30 years of experience in the diabetes space, mostly at the University of Virginia in Internal Medicine as a program coordinator for an ADA-recognized program in the Endocrine department. In the last 20 years, she has been part of an innovative interprofessional collaborative diabetes/cardiometabolic practice where her skills are fully integrated into the practice setting.

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