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11 Completed Sessions
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Wed Aug 10 2016 at 09:00 pm EST
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Wed Aug 10 2016 at 07:43 pm EST
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Monday Jun 6, 2016
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Join Dr. Joshua Hedman, ultra-marathoner and Ironman triathlete with Type 1 diabetes, in the live session on how intense and extended exercise need not be off-limits for people with diabetes.
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In this 30 min session, Dr. Philipson, Director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, at U of Chicago Medicine, will talk about the different types of diabetes and what are the implications of genetics on diabetes. Additionally, why this is important to people who have diabetes. Dr. Philipson will present then take live questions from the audience.
Many people have issues with insulin sensitivity and insulin levels but follow a diet low in simple sugars and exercise regularly. The goal of this class will be to cover some often over-looked factors that interfere with blood sugar, insulin, and insulin receptors. These range from gut pathogens to endocrine-disrupting chemicals. We will discuss action steps to begin addressing these imbalances.
In this class we will review the new standards of care for patients with diabetes that are published annually by the American Diabetes Association.
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Are you "a diabetic"? Do you walk around every day wearing this unenviable badge? Well, there is more to this disease than you think and you have much more control than you think. In 1980, the global diabetic population was less than 50 million, now it is close to 300 million. In my brief webinar, you will learn these 5 things: 1. What is causing the increase in Diabetes 2. Why did you become diabetic 3. What can you do to cure your diabetes 4. Why does your blood sugar spike in the morning 5. What is there besides diet and exercise
In this 30min session, JDRFs chief mission officer, and vice president of research, Aaron Kowalski PhD, will talk about recent advances in the field of type 1 diabetes (T1D) that will help people with T1D understand emerging treatment and management possibilities. Dr. Kowalski will present and then answer any audience questions at the end.
This session will delve into the importance of home blood sugar monitoring and the correct way to check. It will go into details about the best times to check readings and what the target numbers are to reach. This session will also provide practical tips on what to do when those blood sugar numbers are out of range.
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Sugar is in everything and has become one of the hardest things to avoid when we are trying to create a healthier lifestyle. Join Katie Bressack to discover how you can avoid sugars but still enjoy the sweet things in life without adding artificial sugars and other harmful things to your diet. Katie will also be sharing why our body craves sugar, how we can understand our cravings, how to change our taste buds and the best foods to satisfy any sugar cravings.
Dr. Rajan will discuss how Information Technology could represent a key tool in enabling people with Type 2 diabetes to effectively manage their condition. In this session, you will learn about various aspects of diabetes management and the available technology solutions.
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Participants will improve diabetes self-management by reading and interpreting food labels. This class will help you solve the mystery of the food label when it comes to planning healthy meals for diabetes. Participants will be able to answer these questions at the end of the 30 minute talk How can I tell how much sugar and/or carbohydrate are in a product? What is a serving size? How does this food fit into my diabetes exchange meal plan or carbohydrate counting plan? How much sodium should I be eating? Are all fats bad? And more.....
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In this 30min session learn how diet impacts the course of many chronic conditions including diabetes.