Education & CE Opportunities

Unmet Needs in Type 1 Diabetes
Educational Webinar Series

Sponsored by the Sanofi Lexicon Alliance

This educational series is designed to provide diabetes care and education specialists with the essential knowledge and skills needed for working with people with type 1 diabetes. Each webinar will be presented live and recorded. Patient-focused tip sheets will be available with each webinar. These resources can be utilized by diabetes care and education specialists in their work with people with type 1 diabetes or by people with diabetes directly.

    

Recorded Webinar

What You Need To Know:
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State (HHS)

Presented by Carla Cox, PhD, RD, CDE, CPT, FAADE

This webinar will review the physiological response to severe hyperglycemia and the most frequent causes and consequences. Because significant hyperglycemia can largely be prevented, a review of the education principles to share with persons with diabetes to promote prevention will be reviewed along with the recommended frequency of touch points with individuals on this topic. Due to the complexity of treatment, the basics will be reviewed to increase awareness of the challenges of treating these serious outcomes of severe hyperglycemia.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the basic physiology and risks associated with DKA, Hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state
  • Teach the principles of DKA and HHS prevention
  • Cite the basic treatment strategies for mild, moderate and severe DKA and HHS
Originally presented on July 24, 2019. There is no CE credit for this activity.

Tip Sheets

Recorded Webinar

Type 1 Diabetes Through the Lifespan

Presented by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE

This webinar will discuss the etiology of type 1 diabetes, from the causes and risk factors to diagnostics criteria, as well as treatment. We'll go in-depth into the changes and challenges of those living with type 1 diabetes across the lifespan - from early childhood all the way through senior care. And finally, we'll review the future implications - treatment options, prevention, and cure.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Establish a framework for educating and caring for people with Type 1 diabetes.
  • Prepare to handle the evolving physical and emotional needs of the Type 1 population.
  • Separate fact from fiction on the state of research into Type 1 diabetes.
Originally presented on October 16, 2019. There is no CE credit for this activity.

Tip Sheet

Recorded Webinar

Tackling the Emotional Challenges of Type 1 Diabetes

Presented by Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE

This webinar will go over the daily demands and sources of stress for those living with type 1 diabetes. Take a look at the mental and emotional health conditions associated with type 1, including diabetes distress and burnout, depression, and anxiety disorder; as well as disordered eating. Finally, we'll review assessment tools and treatment options for these conditions.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the daily challenges associated with living with and managing type 1 diabetes
  • Enumerate the mental and emotional health conditions associated with type 1 diabetes
  • Describe the Diabetes Care & Education Specialist’s role in combatting emotional challenges in patients with type 1 diabetes

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