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Wed Jun 29 2016 at 08:30 pm EST
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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.
Living with diabetes can be very frustrating at times. Low and high blood sugars can get in the way of everything from taking a test at school to having sex. Understanding what the underlying causes of these frustrations are, can help reduce or possibly even prevent Diabetes Burnout. While the actual events you're frustrated about are part of the equation, how we think about our diabetes plays a much larger role. During this seminar, we are going to go over the causes and symptoms of Diabetes Burnout. We are going to look at contributing factors of diabetes burnout: Perception of diabetes, Value placed on Diabetes Self-Management, Perspective on Blood Glucose. Self-Care behaviors that can be used to reduce burnout will be discussed as well. There will be a short question and answer period as well. I look forward to helping you reduce diabetes burnout. See you there!
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Eliot LeBow is a Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapist, who has lived with Type 1 Diabetes since 1977. Giving him great insight from both sides of the couch. Eliot's practice in New York City called DiabeticTalks is more than just a private psychotherapy practice. DiabeticTalks includes an online platform that provides emotional self-help to over 50,000 followers with diabetes and growing. Eliot has presented on the importance of mental health at multiple diabetes conferences including the Joslin Diabetes Center, AADE12, AADE13, AADE15 and much more. He has contributed as an expert on cognition and diabetes for several articles in print and online. Presently he is the author of the blog "DiabeticMinds", and is a columnist for endocrine today magazine and continues to speak at various events. Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapy takes a holistic approach combining traditional talk therapy with diabetes education and diabetes management help. It addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of living life with diabetes while still addressing other non-diabetes related life problems to create a unique holistic approach to help people with diabetes thrive. For many people with diabetes, blood sugar takes a silent toll on cognition, memory, retention, and recall. It can diminish learning, raise stress levels, and spur additional maladies such as depression. It impacts all aspects of life, lifestyle and turns your life upside down. For the people close to them, it has an impact as well: they often must learn to cope with feelings of guilt, anger, being helpless, and worried about this complex health issues. My private practice helps clients of all ages and their families manage life with diabetes.
Lisa Brisse is an Exercise Physiologist, Wellness Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author and Founder of State of the Heart Fitness in Santa Monica, CA. She has worked over 20 years in the health & fitness field with people of all ages, health concerns and fitness levels, including seven years working for the world-renowned Pritikin Longevity Center, as well as 2 years teaching a required class for incoming freshmen at Pepperdine University (Malibu) - her alma mater - called, Health & Lifestyles, as an adjunct faculty instructor. In 2001, Lisa founded her own health & fitness company called State of the Heart Fitness, with the mission of educating, inspiring and empowering people to live their best life one of optimal health, happiness and fulfillment not just for a short time, but a lifetime. Lisa believes that exercise and movement is a powerful metaphor to life and her personal passion is helping to educate people on how miraculous their body is and how we can become a master of our life in all aspects. In addition to teaching, she gives educational and inspiring lectures and workshops for groups & corporations, and also does her own brand of life coaching called Heart Coaching - helping people to get in touch with their hearts and live their talents and dreams as they were born to do! Lisa is the author of the, Michael Jackson: The Man in Our Mirror, A Reflection of our Collective Soul -- a personal memoir and magical journey of spirit that involved Michael Jackson and opened her heart and mind to the miracle of life, with the ultimate message being: "When we heal our hearts, we heal the world."
James R. Elliot Board Certified Transformation Coach James helps people who: - Have settled (life, career, health, relationships [or lack of ]) and are miserable - Want to hear themselves speaking to people with confidence - Are frustrated with seeing themselves "stuck" for no reason - Are just doing things other people want them to do- and not living their own life - Have all / most of the check marks in life and are still not happy - Want to have better health James helps people to: -Feel very confident in everything they do -Hear themselves say "I am truly happy" -See themselves living their real purpose in life - and know who they really are -Find themselves with the right partner James is passionate about connecting people with their incredible selves, to believe in their true worth and to live out their lives with confidence, health and vitality. Through his path to success, the founder James R. Elliot used to be clinically obese, lacked confidence and self-esteem, was rejected by the opposite sex, not taken seriously in business, had difficulty in sales, was unmotivated and depressed, was and suffering from digestive issues and chronic pain. Now, through his own transformation, he is healthy, happy, confident, energetic and motivated! James helps his clients transform into who they want to be. If James can do it, you can do it! Let him show you how it can be easy and fast! James has been interviewed on CTV News, Rogers News, the TV Show Insight, and has spoken for many events, including business events, corporate lunch and learns, private organizations, and large networking conferences. Watch for his upcoming book! James is a board certified practitioner!: ABNLP, ABNLPC, ABH, ABTLT, NNCP
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