Pre-Ramadan focused education is essential to safe fasting. A focus must be on individualisation.
Risks associated with fasting and diabetes during Ramadan.
Learn how key nutrition interventions (e.g., adjusting meal carbohydrate, protein, fat, ﬁber, etc. and eating times) can significantly help people with diabetes improve post-meal blood glucose, and glucose variability, leading to improved frequency of glucose time in range.
Landmark clinical trials are trials that have significantly influenced clinical practice, and there are several clinical trials that are well known for their implications in diabetes prevention and control. Kim Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CDTC, CPC, CEC presents the landmark clinical trials that have most influenced the clinical practice of diabetes.
An exercise prescription is a way to incorporate the critical component of physical activity into the diabetes self-management plan for people with diabetes. Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES shares his expertise in this area. Gary describes the essential role physical activity plays in diabetes management, reviews strategies to minimize risks associated with physical activity in people with diabetes and provides the tools necessary to design individualized physical activity plans for people with diabetes.
Lifestyle changes and oral medications are standards of care in type 2 diabetes management, but are unlikely to be permanent solutions because type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease. Most people with type 2 diabetes will eventually require insulin to achieve euglycemia. Elaine Cooke, BSc(Pharm), RPh, CDCES shares her experience as a healthcare professional in Canada with insulin initiation and titration in type 2 diabetes
Population health management is designed to improve the health of a defined patient population and relies on the ability to provide individualized support at and between clinic visits. Teresa Pearson, MS, RN, CDCES, FADCES discusses population-level strategies to organize and deliver care to people with diabetes.
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