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Diabetes Management for Today's Complex Patient

DIABETESAlarming Increases, Devastating Costs, Crippling the Future of America! Every time you watch the news, it confirms that you are caring for today’s most common and most complicated patients. The prevention and treatment guidelines seem to change constantly, the patients are getting younger and sicker and you are busier than ever! Are you left wondering how you can make a difference in your patients’ lives?
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Faculty:
Constance Brown-Riggs
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 18, 2016

Description

  • The Paradigm Shift: Are you PREPARED?
  • Technology Updates
  • Medication Management Strategies
  • Nutrition: One Size Does NOT Fit All
  • AADE7®: Sounds so Simple, So why is it so Difficult?

DIABETES…Alarming Increases, Devastating Costs, Crippling the Future of America!

Every time you watch the news, it confirms that you are caring for today’s most common and most complicated patients. The prevention and treatment guidelines seem to change constantly, the patients are getting younger and sicker and you are busier than ever! Are you left wondering how you can make a difference in your patients’ lives?

Expert, Connie Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN, works directly with the most challenging patients with diabetes and understands how difficult it is to manage this complex, chronic disease. Attend this interactive seminar and increase your understanding of the latest evidence-based interventions and treatment guidelines. Connie will provide strategies to optimize patient outcomes and practical tips you can use to educate and empower your patients. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve the care you provide to patients with diabetes.

 

Handouts

Outline

The Paradigm Shift in the Diagnosis of Diabetes

  • Prediabetes
  • Type I
  • Type II
  • Gestational
  • Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults
  • Monogenic Diabetes
  • Antiretroviral Associated Diabetes

Prevention Strategies

  • Populations at Risk
  • Lifestyle Modifications
  • Pharmacological Interventions
  • Self-Management Education & Support
  • Glycemic Treatment Goals
  • A1C
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Intercurrent Illness

Can We REALLY Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

  • The Difference Between Reversing & Remission
  • Partial Remission
  • Complete Remission
  • Prolonged Remission

Pharmacotherapy: Unique Functions, Dosing & Side Effects

  • The New Oral, Injectable & Inhaled Drugs
  • Patient Considerations
  • Basal/Bolus Concepts
  • Paired Testing
  • Pattern Analysis & Management

Diabetes Technology: What’s New?

  • Insulin Pumps
  • Sensors
  • Meters
  • Apps
  • Managing the Data

Diabetes in Pregnancy

  • Glycemic Control
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Type I Management
  • Type II Management

Chronic Complications: Detecting & Slowing Progression

  • Nephropathy
  • Retinopathy
  • Neuropathy

Acute Complications: The Precipitating Factors

  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Non-
  • Ketotic Syndrome
  • Hypoglycemia

Nutrition: One Size Does NOT Fit All

  • Current Evidence-based Recommendations
  • Advanced Carbohydrate Counting
  • Glycemic Index
  • DASH
  • Mediterranean
  • Plant-Based
  • Complimentary Care

AADE7® - Sounds so Simple, So why is it so Difficult?

  • Physical Activity
  • Motivating Behavior Change
  • Stage Matched Behavior Change
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Importance & Confidence Ruler
  • Social Media

 

 

Faculty

Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN Related seminars and products: 1


Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN, is a nationally recognized certified diabetes educator with more than twenty-five years’ experience. She is the owner of CBR Nutrition Enterprises, a nutrition consulting and counseling service and is a former Assistant Adjunct Professor at Suffolk County Community College for the Dietetic Technician Program.  Additionally, Constance is a past spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and past president of the New York State Dietetic Association. Currently she serves on the board of directors for the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Her professional honors include the Award for Excellence in Consultation and Business Practice from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Distinguished Dietitian Award from the New York State Dietetic Association and Diabetes Educator of the Year from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Diabetes Care and Education Practice Group.

Adding to her achievements, she also created the Diabetes Soul Food Pyramid and is the author of The African American Guide to Living Well with Diabetes, Eating Soulfully and Healthfully with Diabetes and the forth coming book “Enjoying the Flavors of the World: A Diabetes Carbohydrate and Fat Gram Guide.” She also  serves as an expert for dLife.com, the online companion to CNBC’s premier diabetes program, she is a contributor to NBC’s the Grio and she has appeared as a keynote speaker, presenter or panelist at conferences across the country.