Upcoming Webinars

There are no upcoming webinars scheduled at this time. Please see below for archived recordings of previous webinars for healthcare professionals.

Ramadan and Diabetes for Healthcare Professionals

On Friday, May 5 at 11 a.m. ET Dr. Mohamed Hassanein, consultant endocrinologist at Dubai Hospital, and Vivian Ng, registered dietitian at Flemingdon Health Centre in Toronto, presented a webinar on Ramadan and Diabetes for Health-Care Professionals.

This webinar is designed for healthcare providers supporting patients living with diabetes to have a better understanding of the following:

  • What is Ramadan fasting and what physiological changes occur during that time period with diabetes
  • How to assess the risks associated with fasting for people with diabetes
  • The role of education and pre-Ramadan planning
  • Treatment adjustments that best suit a person with diabetes wishing to fast during Ramadan according to latest research and clinical guidelines
  • Dietary recommendations for people with diabetes who plan to fast during Ramadan
  • Insights from clinical practice in supporting clients to fast safely

Opening Pandora’s Box: A Dialogue Regarding Psychosocial Issues in Diabetes webinar

Co-presenters, Dr. Michael Vallis, Ph.D, R.Psyc (Halifax, NS) and Lori Berard, RN, CDE (Winnipeg, MB), offer a practical education opportunity for healthcare providers to learn about assessment, discussion and follow-up when working with the psychosocial aspects of diabetes.

This webinar was held live November 30 2016.

Topics covered include:

  • Coping strategies
  • Patient-provider relationship
  • Assessment tools
  • Diabetes distress
  • Diabetes burn out
  • Motivation

Please visit The Importance of a Healthy Mind: Dealing with the Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes for more tools and resources that were assembled and developed for healthcare providers and patients, to support complex psychosocial issues in diabetes self-management.

Click here to download and view the slides from “Opening Pandora’s Box”.

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