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Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom simplifies and improves diabetes management around the world.
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USING CGMS TO MANAGE YOUR DIABETES: PRESENTED BY TCOYD FACULTY
Show and Tell: TCOYD Talks Tech with Advice on DevicesThere’s so much great technology out there to help us manage diabetes, but how do we keep track of it all and more importantly, how do we know what’s right for us? Drs. Edelman and Pettus opened up their doctor’s bags to show you the latest devices—including continuous glucose monitors, insulin pumps, and smart pens—and shared how you can use them to manage your diabetes on a daily basis.
Answered questions from the Q&A can be found here: https://bit.ly/2Xks3lh
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Get on the Honor Roll: Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Other Top Tips to Ace Your Type 2 DiabetesThis lecture was from our virtual "Back to School" conference on 8/7/21.
This is one class you won’t want to fail at. Skipping class and cheating may seem cool, but when it comes to diabetes management, the quality of your life depends on your attendance. In this case it’s okay to be a nerd; your eyes, kidneys, heart, friends and family will all thank you for your diligence in learning all you can on this topic. Professors Edelman and Boeder will be focusing on, continuous glucose monitoring, medications, patch pumps, diet, exercise plus more and will be handing out A’s (and hopefully lower A1cs) to all those who attend.
Steven V. Edelman, MD
Endocrinologist, Founder & Director TCOYD; Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, VA Medical Center San Diego; Living Well with T1D
Schafer Boeder, MD
Endocrinologist, Type 2 Track Co-Director for TCOYD; Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine
How to Get on the Honor Roll: Top 10 Tips for Type 1sThis lecture was from our virtual "Back to School" conference on 8/7/21.
This is one class you don’t want to fail at. Skipping class and cheating may seem cool, but when it comes to diabetes management, the quality of your life depends on your attendance. In this case it’s okay to be a nerd; your eyes, kidneys, heart, friends and family will all thank you for your diligence in learning all you can on this topic. Professor Pettus will be handing out A’s and hopefully lower A1c (if all class work is applied) to all who attend.
Speaker: Jeremy Pettus, MD
Endocrinologist, Director of Type 1 Track and Professional Medical Education at TCOYD; Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, Living Well with T1D
Continuous Glucose Monitors: A Type 2’s Weapon of Mass InstructionContinuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have come a long way in the last decade. Type 1s have been using them for the past two decades and now it’s our turn. Tired of finger pricks? Tired of too many highs or lows? Learn why CGM’s are a type 2s best friend. (Schafer Boeder, MD) - TCOYD Virtual Diabetes Conference and Health Fair 2020
TCOYD Live: Everything You Need to Know about CGMs#CGM #type1diabetes #type2diabetes
Dr. Edelman & Dr. Boeder dive into all the incredible benefits of CGM for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They discuss which CGMs work best in different scenarios, they explain helpful features such as trend arrows and alert settings, and they answer viewer questions on accuracy, adhesive issues, lag time, and more.
Insulin Pumps and Hybrid Closed Loop SystemsCreate some technological magic by marrying your pump with your CGM. Learn how to use a computer program called an “algorithm” to take data from both your pump and CGM to adjust your pump’s insulin delivery automatically. (Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE) - TCOYD Virtual Diabetes Conference and Health Fair 2020
A Rebel with a Cause: Champion Snowboarder Sean BusbyNeed a boost of inspiration? Sean Busby, a champion snowboarder with type 1, has shredded across the world’s most monstrous peaks, living his dreams and inspiring future generations to do the same. Sean founded Riding On Insulin, a nonprofit organization that runs charitable camps for kids with diabetes, so they can achieve the unachievable by participating in the world’s most extreme sports. Who said people with diabetes can’t do that…not Sean!!! Oh yeah, he also lives off the grid for months at a time and has been featured on HGTV for his tiny house living and eco-sustainable lifestyle...and hear now about his latest adventure of living up in the Arctic Circle with the aurora lights and his sled dogs. (Sean Busby) - TCOYD Virtual Diabetes Conference & Health Fair, 2-27-21
DIY (Do It Yourself) Artificial Pancreas SystemsLooping has revolutionized the diabetes world. If you want to get a jump start on an AP system, we’ll show you what you need to Do It Yourself. You’ll not only learn about these latest devices, but also how to tweak them so you can get the most out of them. (Rayhan Lal, MD) - TCOYD Virtual ONE 2020
The Effects of Exercise on Diabetes and Metabolism for Type 1Regardless of whether you are an extreme marathoner or more of an easy breezy stroller, keeping your blood glucose sugars in range in always part of our game. Learn how to avoid lows during your workout and spiking highs post-workouts. (Michael Riddel, PhD)
Sugar Surfing: How to Manage Type 1 Diabetes in a Modern WorldYou may not be able to completely stop the waves of fluctuating blood glucose levels, but you can learn to surf! If you’re using a CGM (or interested in learning more about them) we’ll take you beyond the basics and show you how to use them to their fullest potential so you can “Hang Ten”! (Stephen Ponder, MD) - TCOYD Virtual ONE 2020
Strike the Spike: Strategies for Combating After-Meal HighsAfter-meal highs are super common and can be a real pain. Too often we combat these highs with a rage bolus and then go too low. Provided in this session are some useful tips and tricks to avoid going high, so you stay sane, and in control. (Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE) - TCOYD Virtual ONE 2020
T1D Erik Tozer: 7 Marathons, 7 Days, 7 ContinentsNeed a boost of inspiration? What people with diabetes can’t do that…or can they? Hear from diehard athlete Eric Tozer on how he ran 7 marathons, in 7 consecutive days, in 7 different countries. (Eric Tozer) - TCOYD Virtual ONE 2020
Think Like an Endo: Learn What Your CGM Data Is Trying to Tell YouThink Like an Endo: Learn What Your CGM Data Is Trying to Tell You (Steven V. Edelman, MD, and Schafer Boeder, MD) - TCOYD Virtual ONE 2020
Finding Your Sweet Spot: Improve Your Time in RangeTime-in-Range is the percentage of time that a person spends with their blood glucose levels in target range (70 to 180mg/dl). Learn tricks from this T1D pro on how to keep your blood glucose levels in this “sweet” spot. Foods to eat, CGM tweaks, newer insulins and other creative strategies. (Steven V. Edelman, MD) - TCOYD Virtual Conference and Health Fair 2020
Avoiding Exercise-Related LowsWe exercise because we want to be healthy and avoid being high, but what happens when the healthy things we do cause lows? Learn how to watch for them and treat them before they happen. (Sheri Colberg, PhD) - TCOYD Virtual Diabetes Conference and Health Fair 2020
How to Stay Safe in a World with HyposLearn these lifesaving tools to prevent and treat hypoglycemia. Everyone with diabetes on insulin therapy (or a medication that can cause low blood sugar) should know the signs, symptoms and treatments for hypoglycemia. New glucagon options to treat severe cases are already on the market, and more are on the way. (Ian Blumer, MD, FRCPC) - TCOYD Virtual Diabetes Conference and Health Fair 2020
The Newest Features in Sensor Augmented Insulin PumpsDr. Edelman and Dr. Pettus take a deep dive into insulin pumps and discuss options, settings, insulin types, closed loop systems, and what’s on the horizon. For the lecture Q&A, click here: https://bit.ly/3acMin9
How Deviant Are You? Know Your Standard Deviation with DiabetesWhat the heck is standard deviation with regard to diabetes? In a nutshell it means how much your blood sugars are bouncing around from day to day. Dr. Edelman explains why that’s helpful to know, how it relates to "time in range" and what else you should be looking for in your CGM data.
Don't Let Your Doctor Kill You If You're Having SurgeryDr. Edelman and Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Dr. Todd Walker share tips on how to prepare for surgery if you have diabetes.
MORE ABOUT DEXCOM
FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
*If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.
* Fingersticks required for diabetes treatment decisions if symptoms or expectations do not match readings.
Smart devices sold separately.
† For a list of compatible devices, visit www.dexcom.com/compatibility.
‡ Separate Follow App required.
§ The Dexcom G6 Sensor and Transmitter are water-resistant and may be submerged under eight feet of water for up to 24 hours without failure when properly installed.
BRIEF SAFETY STATEMENT
Failure to use the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (G6) and its components according to the instructions for use provided with your device and available at www.dexcom.com/safety-information and to properly consider all indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and cautions in those instructions for use may result in you missing a severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) or hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) occurrence and/or making a treatment decision that may result in injury. If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations or you’re taking over the recommended maximum dosage amount of 1000mg of acetaminophen every 6 hours, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions. Seek medical advice and attention when appropriate, including for any medical emergency.