Diabetes, Telehealth, and Apps: Navigating Technology for People with Diabetes

Monday, October 19
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 3 (advanced knowledge/expertise)
Activity Code: 157652

The roles of registered dietitian nutritionists are evolving, and the impact of advanced diabetes management has accelerated momentum in the practice of diabetes and nutrition education. Technology to manage diabetes is constantly growing; practitioners not understand how to recommend, use and explain all available products to people with diabetes. Nutrition educators and clinicians need to be able to collaborate with individuals using therapeutic problem solving tools to aid with the 24/7 nature of life with diabetes. This session will examine the growth of technology, available and emerging apps and the potential benefits of digital technology and nutrition education for people with diabetes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain three criteria for selecting apps for people with diabetes
  • Describe current insulin titration apps for people with type 2 diabetes on multiple daily injections
  • Discuss the benefits of in-app diabetes coaching and monitoring

Performance Indicator:

  • 5.1.1 Demonstrates proficient use of technical
    operating systems and software to communicate
    and disseminate information; to collect, track
    and retrieve data; and to create documents,
    spreadsheets and presentations.
  • 5.3.2 Maintains technological security and
    confidentiality in the electronic sharing,
    transmission, storage and management of
    information.
  • 4.1.4 Demonstrates effective, appropriate and
    timely consultation with experts and others.

    Speaker(s)

  • Diabetes, Telehealth, and Apps: Navigating Technology for People with Diabetes -

    Jennifer Smith, RD, LD, CDE

    Director of Lifestyle and Nutrition

    Integrated Diabetes Services

  • Diabetes, Telehealth, and Apps: Navigating Technology for People with Diabetes -

    Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDCES, FADCES

    Owner, Susan Weiner Nutrition, PLLC Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist Certified Diabetes Educator

    Susan Weiner Nutrition, PLLC