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San Antonio ,tx, USA
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Sat Jun 11 2016 at 03:00 pm EDT
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Wednesday Jun 8, 2016
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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!
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
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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Diana Isaacs, Pharm.D., BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Chicago State University College of Pharmacy (CSU-COP). In addition to teaching, Dr. Isaacs works as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in ambulatory care at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital where she treats patients with diabetes. Dr. Isaacs is also working on NIH funded research in the area of medication adherence.
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Kaitlin Williams, MPH, RD, LD Kaitlin received a Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. She completed her dietetic internship rotations at WIC, Anne Arundel Medical Center, and Rebecca Bitzer & Associates. Kaitlin grew up in the home of a chef and quickly developed a love for cooking. She has a passion for teaching others how to plan and prepare healthy, home-cooked meals. Kaitlin works with individuals as well as groups and businesses. She teaches group classes on healthy eating and eating with Diabetes, and provides Lunch & Learns for local businesses. Kaitlin specializes in healthy cooking and meal planning, healthy weight loss, women's health, diabetes, and heart health. She offers grocery store tours and cooking classes, in addition to individual counseling sessions. Kaitlin is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as the Weight Management Dietetics Practice Group and the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group.
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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.