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A new therapy option for managing painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)

This episode is sponsored by Medtronic. Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) can significantly impact a person with diabetes and their quality of life. Nalani Hunsaker PA-C, MCMSc, BC-ADM, a paid consultant for Medtronic, joins The Huddle to talk about Medtronic’s spinal cord stimulation therapy option, how the procedure works, and its success in relieving pain from DPN. Please reach out to http://www.medtronic.com/dpnconnect to connect with a Medtronic representative today. If you would like to share more information with your patients check out http://www.medtronic.com/dpnpain.
June 12, 2024
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Best of The Huddle: Introducing the MATCH grant—advancing equity through community partnerships

Last year, ADCES received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention toward work aimed at advancing access to diabetes education and prevention resources for those in underserved communities. In anticipation of updates on progress made thus far at this year's upcoming annual meeting, we're resharing a previous episode of The Huddle in which Angela Forfia from ADCES and Sarah Ann Piper from Emory Centers explained how this will come to life over the next 5 years.
May 23, 2024
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Future Forward: AI’s Role in Revolutionizing Diabetes Care with Miguel Johns

On this episode of The Huddle, Miguel Johns, Co-Founder & CEO of mmnt and creator of Milton, discusses how the use of artificial intelligence (AI) can benefit health care professionals across the diabetes space and how this technology is growing and changing. Topics include addressing some of the current opportunities and challenges associated with AI in health care, how AI can provide improved clinical decision support, and where this technology may be headed in the future. Explore danatech here: Diabetes technology for healthcare professionals | Danatech (adces.org) For more information on Miguel or mmnt, visit Milton | Powered by MMNT (getmilton.com)
April 23, 2024
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Comprehensive Care: Highlighting the Psychosocial Considerations of T1D Screening

The decision on whether to screen yourself or loved ones for Type 1 diabetes risk can be a very personal one. In the last episode of a three-part series, we're joined by Laura Smith PhD, CDCES and Holly O’Donnell, PhD as they discuss the psychosocial factors to consider when talking about T1D screening—including the reasons why a person may or may not want to be screened and how to talk to children and their families about what a potential diagnosis means for them.
April 2, 2024
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Get ready for ADCES24! Everything to look forward to at this year’s meeting with Lisa Hodgson

Registration for ADCES24 is now open! Each year, ADCES' annual conference brings together thousands of professionals in the diabetes care space, and this year's event is not one to miss! Conference chair Lisa Hodgson, RD, CDN, CDCES, FADCES joins The Huddle to share all of the exciting sessions and events to look forward to this year in New Orleans. Learn more and register at adcesmeeting.org
March 26, 2024
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Connecting Communities: Increasing Access to T1D Screening

Screening for Type 1 diabetes is crucial for earlier detection and management of the disease, but many people don’t know that they should be screened or how to access that screening. In the 2nd episode in our three-part series on T1D screening, University Hospital’s Chief of Staff - Office of President & CEO, Franklin Hickey, PhD, RN, NEA, BC, Executive Director of Community and Population Health, Colette Barrow Adams, PhD, MPA, MDiv, and JDRF Patient Navigator, Courtney Harris joined The Huddle to talk about a partnership with JDRF that has allowed more than 1,000 people to be screened for early T1D in the underserved Newark, New Jersey area. They also discuss the importance of meeting people where they are and understanding barriers to access when looking to increase screening rates. Educational grant support for this episode is provided by Sanofi.
March 12, 2024
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Less lecture, more dialogue: Increasing engagement and highlighting value with Dr. Bob Gabbay

Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Bob Gabbay, joined The Huddle live at ADCES' 2023 annual meeting in August. He touched on the challenges of addressing diabetes in primary care and the value of a DCES in this area, as well as the importance of active listening, perceived value, and engaging teaching styles when working with people with diabetes.
February 27, 2024
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Understanding The Food Factors That Can Impact Glucose Levels with Amy Hess-Fischl

Advanced practice dietitian Amy Hess Fischl MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE joined The Huddle to talk about the various food factors that can impact glucose levels, how to help people with diabetes address and understand the factors that impact them most, and how people with diabetes may adjust their insulin doses based on these various factors. This podcast is being produced in collaboration with JDRF. JDRF works to improve the lives of individuals living with T1D by providing meaningful educational resources for health care professionals and community members.
February 20, 2024
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Ep 7: The Road Ahead: Next Steps for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

In this final episode of our series, we tackle two important questions for those diagnosed with prediabetes or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes: Where do I go from here? And how do I make a new healthy lifestyle stick? We'll explore the power of support from loved ones, the availability of lifestyle change programs, and various resources that can help you on your journey to better health. From setting boundaries with family and friends to finding reputable organizations and online programs, we've got you covered. So, join us as we delve into the practical steps and valuable insights that will empower you to take control and even prevent type 2 diabetes. Stay tuned and let's get started on this important health journey together. 00:00 Navigating Lifestyle Changes  02:51 Accessing Specialized Support  04:40 Seeking Reliable Resources  06:48 Embracing the Journey  08:47 Final Words and Gratitude  For links to resources and information covered in this series, visit our website at HealthUnmuted.com/resources What did you think of this episode? We’d love to hear from you. Please visit healthunmuted.com/feedback to let us know!
February 3, 2024
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Ep 6: Exploring Medication Options for Prediabetes

Medication can be an important tool to help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes. In this episode of the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast, we learn about different types of medication and how to talk to your healthcare provider about what option(s) might be best for you. From time-tested metformin, to the newer GLP-1 receptor agonist medications like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro, we discuss how these drugs work and their potential benefits in the treatment or prevention of diabetes. We also address the importance of lifestyle changes alongside medication and share resources that can make medication more affordable. Join us as we dive into the world of diabetes medication and empower you to make informed decisions for your health. Stay tuned for an episode filled with expert advice, personal stories, and practical tips to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes. 00:07 Introduction to Medication Options for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention 01:40 Metformin for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention 04:22 GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Medications and Their Impact 05:29 Personal Testimonial: Effectiveness of GLP-1 Medication 06:57 Balancing Medication and Lifestyle Changes 08:57 Considerations for Affordability and Access to Medications 13:32 Medications for Related Conditions and Complications 14:39 Looking Ahead: Support and Confidence to Change For links to resources and information covered in this series, visit our website at HealthUnmuted.com/resources What did you think of this episode? We’d love to hear from you. Please visit healthunmuted.com/feedback to let us know!
February 3, 2024
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Ep 5: Small Steps, Big Changes: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Exercise and Sleep

Preventing type 2 diabetes isn’t just about eating healthy—getting regular exercise, sleeping enough, and reducing stress are all important lifestyle changes too. But you don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to be healthy. Even small steps can lead to big changes! In this episode of the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast, we hear from people living with prediabetes about how they made tweaks to their daily routines and share easy tips and resources for adopting an exercise plan that works for you. Whether you're a beginner or unsure where to start, we provide tips and tricks to help you create an exercise plan that works for you. Additionally, we explore how reducing stress and improving sleep can lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Don't miss out on these valuable insights to support your journey towards a healthier lifestyle.  0:00 Introduction 00:17 The Importance of Exercise 00:30 Evidence of Exercise's Impact 00:40 Tips for Starting and Maintaining Exercise 03:37 Making Exercise Simple 06:00 Exercise at Home 07:01 Overcoming Gym Intimidation 09:04 Tips for Creating Exercise Habits 11:31 The Importance of Quality Sleep 13:11 Exercise as a Stress Buster 14:55 Mindfulness and Stress Reduction 16:19 Preview of Next Episode For links to resources and information covered in this series, visit our website at HealthUnmuted.com/resources What did you think of this episode? We’d love to hear from you. Please visit healthunmuted.com/feedback to let us know!
February 3, 2024
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Ep 3: The Power of Food: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Diet

One of the first steps to preventing type 2 diabetes is making changes to what you eat. If you’re thinking this means giving up the foods you love-- don’t worry! In this episode, we dive into the important topic of healthy eating as a key step in preventing type 2 diabetes. We explore how the food we consume impacts our blood sugar levels and hear firsthand accounts from individuals who have made successful lifestyle changes to manage their prediabetes and prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. Along the way, we'll debunk common nutrition myths and introduce practical strategies, such as the plate method and Mediterranean diet, to help you make healthier food choices without sacrificing flavor or cultural traditions. So get ready to learn how you can take control of your health through proper nutrition. Let's get started on this important journey together.  00:00 Overview: Introduction 00:17 Taking Action After Diagnosis 01:40 Understanding Macronutrients 02:55 The Carb Conundrum 05:50 The Plate Method 06:29 The Importance of Lifestyle Changes 07:56 Cultural Considerations 09:39 Healthy Swaps and Moderation 10:55 Mindful Choices at Celebrations 11:58 Gradual Progress and Self-Compassion 12:40 Accessing Nutritious Food For links to resources and information covered in this series, visit our website at HealthUnmuted.com/resources What did you think of this episode? We’d love to hear from you. Please visit healthunmuted.com/feedback to let us know!
February 3, 2024
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Ep 2: Catching Prediabetes Early: Recognizing Symptoms and Early Detection

Receiving a diagnosis of prediabetes can be overwhelming, and it can bring up lots of questions— does this mean I will get type 2 diabetes? What happens now?  In this episode, we hear from people like Jessica and Oscar, who share their experiences and struggles with prediabetes. Early diagnosis is crucial in managing prediabetes and preventing type 2 diabetes, and we explore the signs and symptoms to look out for. We also discuss the importance of getting tested, and how a simple blood test can confirm a prediabetes diagnosis. Join us as we provide valuable information and resources to help you understand and prevent type 2 diabetes. 00:00 Recognising the Signs 01:36 Understanding Prediabetes 02:49 Diagnosis Journey 05:02 Blood Tests for Diagnosis 07:43 Emotional Impact of Diagnosis 09:13 Seeking Support and Understanding 11:08 Self-compassion and Moving Forward For links to resources and information covered in this series, visit our website at HealthUnmuted.com/resources What did you think of this episode? We’d love to hear from you. Please visit healthunmuted.com/feedback to let us know!
February 3, 2024
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Ep 1: What Is Diabetes?

Welcome to the first episode of the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes podcast, where we will dive into the world of diabetes, its causes, and how to prevent it. In this episode, we will explore the different types of diabetes, including type 1 and type 2, as well as the lesser-known condition called prediabetes.  With staggering statistics indicating that millions of people in the United States are living with type 2 diabetes, it's crucial to understand the importance of prevention. We will discuss the prevalence of undiagnosed cases and the alarming number of individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But fear not, because we will also uncover the steps you can take to manage your blood sugar, stay healthy, and even prevent diabetes through lifestyle changes and resources like diabetes prevention programs. Throughout the series, you'll hear from real people who have taken charge of their health and turned their lives around.  Join our host, Dr. BCW, board-certified family medicine physician, as we embark on this journey to educate and empower you in preventing type 2 diabetes. 00:00 Welcome to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes 02:03 Introducing the host, Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell 03:18 What is diabetes? 04:05 What is glucose? 04:18 What is insulin? 05:52 What are the types of diabetes? 06:43 What is type 2 diabetes? 07:14 What are the risk factors? 08:24 What is 'prediabetes'? 09:49 What causes prediabetes? 11:06 Are some people more likely to develop diabetes? 14:09 Preview of episode 2 For links to resources and information covered in this series, visit our website at HealthUnmuted.com/resources What did you think of this episode? We’d love to hear from you. Please visit healthunmuted.com/feedback to let us know!
February 3, 2024
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Tackling Health Inequities: Small Steps Can Move the Needle with Dr. Ebekozien

Addressing the inequities that exist in diabetes care relies on each and every one of us in the diabetes space. On this episode of The Huddle, we spoke with Dr. Osagie Ebekozien, Chief Medical Officer at the T1D Exchange and award-winning researcher. Dr. Ebekozien talked about T1D Exchange’s Health Equity Advancement Lab (HEAL) and it's work in advancing health equity for underserved populations. He also outlines actionable steps, no matter how big or small, that DCES across the country can take to advance this work in their practices. Please note, this podcast was originally recorded in 2023, and host Sacha Uelmen has since moved on from ADCES to pursue another professional opportunity. Learn more about T1D Exchange here: T1D Exchange Homepage - T1D Exchange and learn more about the Health Equity Advancement Lab specifically here: HEAL - T1D Exchange Stay up to date on diabetes advocacy initiatives here: Diabetes Advocacy (adces.org) Dive deeper into health equity research at the links below: Addressing type 1 diabetes health inequities in the United States: Approaches from the T1D Exchange QI Collaborative Achieving Equity in Diabetes Research: Borrowing From the Field of Quality Improvement Using a Practical Framework and Improvement Tools Equitable Post-COVID-19 Care: A Practical Framework to Integrate Health Equity in Diabetes Management
January 30, 2024
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Kicking off ADCES’s 2024-2028 Strategic Plan with Lucille Hughes

Recorded live at ADCES23, ADCES Immediate Past President Lucille Hughes, DNP, MSN/Ed, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES joined The Huddle to introduce ADCES's new strategic plan, and to explain the importance of community involvement and knowing your worth when it comes to diabetes care and education. View ADCES' full 2024-2028 full strategic plan here: adces-strategic-plan.pdf (sitefinity.cloud) Learn more about the plan on our blog: Advance the Expertise of the DCES: A Core Goal of the 2024-28 ADCES Strategic Plan Strategic Plan Goal #1: Improve Access to Diabetes Care and Education: A Strategic Focus for 2024 and Beyond (adces.org) https://www.adces.org/perspectives-on-diabetes-care/adces-perspectives-on-diabetes-care/2023/11/16/growing-and-diversifying-adces-membership-a-longstanding-domain-in-strategic-priorities
January 9, 2024
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Screening for Type 1 Diabetes: Unveiling Common Misconceptions and Understanding the Stages with Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill

Understanding the ins and outs of Type 1 diabetes and its stages is key in accurately screening for and managing the disease. In the first of a three-part series, we're joined by Associate Vice President of T1D Education and Clinical Implementation at JDRF and 2023 Diabetes Educator of the Year Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill, PhD, APRN, CDCES. In this episode, Dr. O'Neill talks about common misconceptions of T1D, as well as the stages of T1D and the importance of evaluating and understanding these stages when diagnosing and working with people and families affected by T1D. Educational grant support for this episode is provided by Sanofi. Learn more about T1D risk screening and additional resources on JDRF's website: https://www.jdrf.org/t1d-resources/t1detect/ Learn more and gain access to T1D screening kits via TrialNet: https://www.trialnet.org/ or ASK: https://www.askhealth.org/?_ga=2.144097589.1682361371.1702935724-1205645336.1702935724 Learn more about the Search for Diabetes in Youth study here: SEARCH FOR DIABETES IN YOUTH
December 19, 2023
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Insulin Delivery Options for the Tech Averse with Dr. David Soliman

The continued advances being made in diabetes technology are exciting, but for some they may also be intimidating. Certified diabetes care and education specialist Dr. Eligio David Soliman Jr. joins The Huddle to talk about lower-tech insulin delivery options, the differences between these options, and how low-tech delivery can benefit the lifestyles of certain people with diabetes.
December 12, 2023
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Practical Considerations to Help Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Start and Stay on Non-Insulin Injectable Therapies

Debbie Hinnen APN, BC-ADM, CDCES, FAAN joins The Huddle to share her expertise and experiences starting patients with type 2 diabetes on injectable, non-insulin therapies. We will cover topics like how to have a conversation with someone who may have concerns about starting a patient on an injectable, setting realistic expectations, storage and side effects. Disclosures: Speaker/Consultant for Eli Lilly and Company, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk, Intuity This podcast was developed in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company. Resources: Download a patient-focused tipsheet that complements the topics covered in this podcast. https://www.adces.org/docs/default-source/handouts/cvd/60-23_tipsheet-startstaynoninsulininjectable-9.pdf?sfvrsn=7f11759_5 1. https://pi.lilly.com/us/trulicity-uspi.pdf 2. https://www.bydureon.com/bydureon-bcise.html 3. https://www.novo-pi.com/victoza.pdf 4. https://www.novo-pi.com/ozempic.pdf 5. https://www.novo-pi.com/rybelsus.pdf 6. https://pi.lilly.com/us/mounjaro-uspi.pdf?s=pi 7. Triplitt & Solis-Herrera. The Diabetes Educator. 2015;41:S22 8. De Block et al., DOM. 2023;25:3 9. Frias et al., Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021;9:563 10. Jendle et al., Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2016;32:776 11. El Sayed et al., Diabetes Care. 2023;46:S140
December 7, 2023
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Staying Healthy with Type 2 Diabetes While Losing Weight

Amy Hess Fischl MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE joins the Huddle to share her expertise and experiences providing support to patients with type 2 diabetes as they are experiencing weight reduction while on injectable, non-insulin therapies. We will cover topics like patient experiences with changes in appetite and food intake, nutritional counseling for people experiencing weight reduction and emphasizing the importance of exercise as well. Disclosures: Speaker for Abbott Diabetes Care, Insulet, Xeris Pharmaceuticals This podcast was developed in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company. Resources: Download a patient-focused tipsheet that complements the topics covered in this Huddle podcast. https://www.adces.org/docs/default-source/handouts/cvd/59-23_tipsheet-losingweight-7.pdf?sfvrsn=c4201759_5 1. El Sayed et al., Diabetes Care. 2023;46:S128 2. Galgani & Ravussin Int J Obesity. 2008;32:S109 3. Morselli et al., Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2010;24:687 4. Garber. DOM. 2012;14:399 5. Hall & Kahan. Med Clin North Am. 2018;102(1):183 6. El Sayed et al., Diabetes Care. 2023;46:S68 7. El Sayed et al., Diabetes Care. 2023;46:S140 8. https://pi.lilly.com/us/trulicity-uspi.pdf 9. https://www.bydureon.com/bydureon-bcise.html 10. https://www.novo-pi.com/victoza.pdf 11. https://www.novo-pi.com/ozempic.pdf 12. https://www.novo-pi.com/rybelsus.pdf 13. https://pi.lilly.com/us/mounjaro-uspi.pdf?s=pi 14. Heise et al., Diabetes Care. 2023;46(5):998 15. ten Kulve et al., Diabetes Care. 2016;39:214 16. U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025. 9th Edition. December 2020
December 5, 2023
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Exercise and insulin: managing the highs and lows with Ginger Vieira

A lot of disinformation exists concerning how to safely exercise while living with diabetes, particularly Type 1 diabetes. Ginger Vieira, athlete and author of "Exercise with Type 1 Diabetes: How to exercise without scary lows or frustrating highs", joins The Huddle to discuss how to help people with diabetes feel empowered to exercise while managing their potential high and lows. Resources: Learn more about Ginger and her work on her website: https://www.gingervieira.com/ Access Ginger's book on exercise and Type 1 diabetes here: https://www.amazon.com/Exercise-Type-Diabetes-exercise-frustrating/dp/B0BYGNFQ47/
November 14, 2023
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Trailer: Welcome to the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast

Approximately 34 million people in the United States have type 2 diabetes, and even more people are at risk for developing it. But did you know developing type 2 diabetes can be delayed– or even prevented?  The Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast is an engaging, narrative-style audio miniseries for those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes and the people who care about them. Narrated by physician and medical contributor Dr. Bayo Curry Winchell, the Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Podcast combines insights from individuals with firsthand experience of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as health experts. Together, they address common questions about type 2 diabetes and, importantly, they explore how it can be prevented. Download and listen to our audio series to learn more about diabetes, gain confidence in dealing with it, and find hope in the insights and knowledge of others.
November 3, 2023
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Your Insider’s Look at ADCES’ 2023 Diabetes Tech Conference

ADCES’ Diabetes Technology Conference is coming up December 1-2 in Chicago! We’re joined by conference co-chair Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES as he shares all the exciting things to look forward to at this year’s event—including hands-on device trainings and educational tracks for different experience levels. Resources: Register for the 2023 Diabetes Tech Conference here: https://diabetestechconference.org/ Learn more about diabetes technology overall on danatech: Diabetes technology for healthcare professionals | Danatech (diabeteseducator.org)
October 31, 2023
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Understanding the Ins and Outs of Basal Insulin with Brad Hise

Endocrinology nurse practitioner Brad Hise joins this episode of The Huddle to discuss all things related to basal insulin. Brad touches on how to titrate basal insulin, ensuring that a person's insulin injection technique is effective, and how to support people on insulin in persisting with their medication routine. Education support for this episode is provided by Sanofi.
October 10, 2023
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