For patients living with type 2 diabetes, controlling multiple lifestyle and behavioral factors is key to lowering their risks for cardiovascular disease. Date: Monday, July 29, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Listen to Webinar 2 and Event Highlight Experts, Gretchen Youssef, MS, RD, CDE, Program Director, MedStar Diabetes Institute and
The management of type 2 diabetes to prevent cardiovascular disease has been focused on glycemic control and the use of drugs based on their ability to lower levels of glycemia. Listen to Dr. Robert Eckel and Dr. Chris Cannon discuss the use of anti-hyperglycemic agents with CVD benefits.
Diabetes education has positive effects not only on psychosocial and behavioral aspects of diabetes care, but also known to be a cost-effective treatment by reducing hospital readmissions and lowered risk for complications. Yet, many patients often do not receive DSMES (Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support) referrals. Listen to Nancy D’Hondt, a certified diabetes educator and registered pharmacist, Dr. Lillian Khor, a cardiologist and Dr. Jay Shubrook, an osteopathic family physician, discuss how they work with CDEs and the benefits found from referring patients to diabetes self-management programs and a certified diabetes educator.
Identifying and implementing optimal treatment strategies for patients living with diabetes and heart failure is critical to improving outcomes for this population. Shannon Dunlay, MD, MS discusses managing patients with diabetes who are at risk for heart failure or those that have heart failure. This podcast is based on the new scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of America.
Dinner is incredibly quick and easy when you grill tilapia and asparagus side by side. A combination of chili powder and lemon pepper enhances the mild fish, and a mild vinaigrette seasons the spears. Ingredients Servings 4, Serving Size 3 ounces fish and 6 asparagus spears Cooking spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon red
Luscious strawberries are a different but delectable choice for this salsa, although you can substitute mango or peaches if you prefer. Whatever fruit you choose, the sweet and spicy salsa pairs perfectly with seared chicken breasts. Serve with mild sides such as steamed vegetables and quinoa to keep the flavor focus on this mealtime star.
Join Dr. William Cefalu from the American Diabetes Association and Dr. Eduardo Sanchez from the American Heart Association as they discuss the latest guidelines on patient care and the practical things you need to know to incorporate them into your practice. Date: Monday, April 29, 2019 Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Watch
The ASCVD Risk Calculator is a tool that enables healthcare providers and patients to estimate 10-year risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease or ASCVD. Salim Virani, MD discusses the ASCVD risk calculator and why this assessment needs to be performed in patients with diabetes.
Shared decision-making is an effective approach to ensure patient and family involvement in decision-making and tailoring of treatment plans to meet goals. Jay Shubrook, DO, Robert Eckel, MD, and Patricia Montesinos, CRNP, CDE discuss how to interview and bring their patients to a collaborative discussion and joint treatment plan.
For people with diabetes, blood glucose isn’t the only important factor to track. New guidelines suggest the more than 110 million U.S. adults with diabetes or prediabetes should also manage their cholesterol as well as their blood glucose. Drs. Ronald Goldberg and Robert Eckel discuss the new American Heart Association’s 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines, released in November 2018 and the implications for type 2 diabetes along with pharmacotherapy and lifestyle interventions.