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ADCES is proud to bring you a series to deepen your knowledge of issues and updates in diabetes, prediabetes and cardiometabolic care and their impact on your practice. The Forefront: Captured Conversations in Diabetes Care features quick, digestible conversations through the focus of industry partners to inspire meaningful dialog between you and your clients.



Episode 11: Stroke and Diabetes: Don’t Lose a Moment!

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Debbie Hinnen, APN, BC-ADM, CDCES, FAAN discusses the importance of quickly recognizing symptoms of stroke. She also breaks down the acronym BE FAST to help you identify signs fast. 

Educational material was made possible through a sponsorship by Genentech, a Member of the Roche Group. 

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Episode 10: Biosimilar and Interchangeable Insulins: What Clinicians Need to Know

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Lucia Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC, is the President of Diabetes Consulting Services in North Bethesda, Maryland. She discusses practical information on biosimilar insulin that clinicians need to know to help their patients understand biologics, biosimilar and interchangeable products. 

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Episode 9: Supporting Mealtime Insulin Management for Children with Diabetes

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Traci Carter, MA, RN, CDCES, joins this episode of the Forefront to discuss the unique needs and challenges of mealtime insulin management in children with diabetes. She'll discuss how to assess for challenges of diabetes management in the pediatric population. In this discussion, we'll also distinguish the mealtime insulin options for children with diabetes. VV-MED-132392 © 2022 Lilly USA, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Episode 8: Utilization of a Connected Insulin Pen platform to Help Address Psychosocial Barriers for People with Diabetes

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Episode contributors: Nicole Bereolos, PhD, MPH, MSCP, CDCES, FADCES and Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES

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Episode 7: Hypoglycemia Management from Different Practice Perspectives

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Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES, and Katie O’Sullivan, MD, from the Kovler Diabetes Center at the University of Chicago join us to discuss what you need to know about how hypoglycemia treatment protocols have changed in inpatient and outpatient settings. You’ll learn how new formulations of glucagon are evolving diabetes care and education and reducing risks for people with diabetes. You’ll get practical tips to improve access to ready-to-use glucagon and overcome obstacles in hypoglycemia treatment planning with your patients.

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Episode 6: Pathways to Healthy Eating Patterns in Hispanic and Latino Communities

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Are you offering person-centered healthy eating guidance to Hispanics and Latinos in your practice? Does your guidance honor the preferences and cultural traditions of these diverse communities? We invited Lorena Drago, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES, an expert in cultural considerations in diabetes care and education, to discuss how healthcare professionals can deliver culturally relevant nutrition guidance that supports health goals. This discussion will identify nutrient-dense heritage foods, like fresh avocados, that align with Hispanic and Latino eating preferences.

Disclosure: This episode is sponsored by Fresh Avocados – Love One Today®. Love One Today® is a leading source of the healthiest reasons and tastiest ways to enjoy fresh avocados. A science-based resource, it provides turnkey solutions that make it easy for health professionals to stay on top of the latest research and confidently recommend avocados.

Show Notes:
Pacheco LS, Bradley RD, Denenberg JO, Anderson CAM, Allison MA. Effects of Different Allotments of Avocados on the Nutritional Status of Families: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. Nutrients. 2021;13(11):4021. Published 2021 Nov 11. doi:10.3390/nu13114021

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Love One Today 
Saborea Uno Hoy
Avocado Recipes 
Weight Management and Type 2 Diabetes Resources
Avocado 101
The Type 2 Diabetes Plate Method
Diabetes Wallet Card
Podcast: Good Sources of Fats and Fiber for Diabetes Management
Educational Handout: Avocado’s Role in Management of Type 2 Diabetes


Episode 5: 2022 ADA Guideline Expansion on CGM Recommendations and the Impact to Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

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Episode contributors: Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES and Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES

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Episode 4: Improving Mealtime Insulin Outcomes with Connected Health Tools

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Episode contributors: Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES and Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES

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Episode 3: Hypoglycemia: Back to School Preparation

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Episode contributors: Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES, Michelle Magee, MD, MB, BCh, LRCPSI and Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES

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Episode 2: Navigating Reimbursement for Personal and Professional CGM


Episode contributors: Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES and Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES

References:
    1. Brown, Adam. 42 Factors that Affect Blood Glucose. DiaTribe Learn. https://diatribe.org/42-factors-affect-blood-glucose-surprising-update
    2. Martens, T., et al., Effect of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Basal Insulin: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 2021. 325(22): p. 2262-2272.
    3. Aleppo, G., et al., The Effect of Discontinuing Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With Basal Insulin. Diabetes Care, 2021: p. dc211304.
    4. Beck, R.W., et al., Effect of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Control in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Using Insulin Injections: The DIAMOND Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA, 2017. 317(4): p. 371-378.

Episode 1: Successful Integration of a Diabetes Education App Into Your Practice


Episode contributors: Christie Schumacher, PharmD, CDCES, Lori Bednarz, RN, CDCES and Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES

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