The Weekly Diabetes for December 2, 2020
with Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDCES
Welcome to The Weekly Diabetes, hosted by CWD's Clinical Director, Marissa Town, BSN, RN, CDCES. This week, our topic is peer support for people with diabetes, drawing from the study referenced below.
Study referenced: Changes in glycated haemoglobin, diabetes knowledge, quality of life and anxiety in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes attending summer camps: a systematic review and meta‐analysis.
Are you ready for The Weekly Diabetes? The CWD team is bringing you weekly videos with the latest in diabetes science, research, and other “stuff you should know.”
“We want to give people easily digestible "bite size" snippets of the latest research, industry and social media news related to diabetes,” said video series host and CWD Clinical Director, Marissa Town, RN, BSN, CDCES. “We hope to be a resource for those looking to keep an eye on what's happening for the diabetes community.”
During the pandemic, it's important to stay up to date on what is happening to keep you and your family safe. Since there is still not a full understanding of the virus and its effects on people with diabetes, new findings are being published regularly. We hope to be able to provide updates with current, science-based as it develops. We will also focus on areas of interest and important research updates.
We plan on covering topics ranging from mental health, to the important transition of care from pediatric to adult care, to updates on SARS-COV2 (COVID19). The Weekly Diabetes is not scripted, because our team is responding to a rapidly-evolving research climate, but we can promise that we will only present science that is vetted and scientifically reviewed.
Let’s get ready to learn together, following the science that leads to better health.
Previous Weekly Diabetes Videos
November 25, 2020: This week, our topic is the recently released ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, and what that means for our community.
November 18, 2020: This week, we're discussing promoting diversity in clinical trials.
November 11, 2020: This week, we're talking starting on a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for people with diabetes.
October 26, 2020: This week, we're talking about the antibody response to COVID-19 in adults with and without diabetes.
October 21, 2020: This week, we're talking about a study out of Spain that shows the influence of COVID-19 lockdowns on blood sugar data.
October 7, 2020: This week, we're talking about the importance of flu vaccinations and why being prepared and getting a flu shot is recommended for people with diabetes.