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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
#CGM #continuousglucosemonitor #insulinpumps
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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
Traveling with DiabetesThings will open up again…promise…and once they do, vacation time awaits you! Learn some travel tips from these type 1 jet setters before setting out on your next worldwide adventure, or even just for your next staycation.
Speakers: Steven V. Edelman, MD, and Jeremy Pettus, MD
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
How to Get Off the Diabetes RollercoasterFind out how to TAKE CONTROL of your blood glucose levels. Could your problems be triggered by insulin spoilage, bad injections sites, improper injection techniques, wrong insulins, wrong dosages, comorbidity? Don’t know what comorbidity is? Then join this session and learn its definition along with some new tricks and tips to keep your glucose levels in better range. (Ian Blumer, MD, FRCPC) - TCOYD Virtual Diabetes Conference and Health Fair 2020
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
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
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
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