The Weight of
Change: Exploring the Impact of a Weight Neutral Approach
Meeting Session on Demand
dates for CE credit: 8/12/2019– 8/12/2021
earn this CE if you already earned it at the LIVE annual meeting in Houston in August 2019*
is a major cause of decreased utilization of diabetes care. Reducing
weight-stigma requires diabetes care and education specialists to understand counseling techniques
which center on non-judgemental behavioral change. These person-centered
counseling methods include: Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, Body Positivity,
and Health At Every Size and appear to conflict with suggesting weight loss to
improve glucose levels. This presentation will review the apparent conflict
between weight-centered and weight-neutral care, review the core concepts of
these non-diet approaches as it applies to prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and
identify if weight-neutral teaching is an approach to bring to your DSMES and
the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
-- State two ways
weight neutral care can be effective in delaying and/or treating diabetes
-- State three
ways focusing on weight-based outcomes can decrease the effectiveness of
-- State the main
purpose of the weight neutral/”non-dieting approach” to diabetes care
recording of an online presentation is a knowledge-based learning
This activity is designed for individual or
groups of diabetes care and education specialists, including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, Nurse
Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, MDs, and other
health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of
care for people with diabetes and other related conditions.
Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RDN, CDCES
Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, Dietitian
Wentworth Health Partners
Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC
Patient Care Manager
The Association of Diabetes
Care & Education Specialists is accredited as a provider of nursing
continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing
Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This program provides 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education credit. This program discusses 0.0 contact hour(s) of pharmacotherapeutic
approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 10977, for 1.0 Contact Hour(s).
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (AM001) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR
Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education unit
(CPEU) for completion of this activity/material. Continuing Professional
Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a
provider, program, or materials.
The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy
Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides
1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program Number: 0069-0000-19-180-H01-P
Effective Dates: 8/12/2019– 8/12/2021
the policy of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists to require that
anyone who has an opportunity to affect continuing education activities content
(e.g. authors, presenters and program planners) with products or services from
a commercial interest with which s/he has financial relationships, discloses
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a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in
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disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners
are as follows:
Megrette Fletcher, MEd, RDN, CDCES has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDCES, BC-ADM has no relevant financial disclosures to
CMP has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
MS, RD, CDCES, LDN has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
approval of this educational offering by the ADCES does not imply
specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the
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Conflicts of Interest
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potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators
of integrity, and absence if bias, and reviewing participant feedback to
evaluate for commercial bias in the activity.
presented on: 8/12/2019
will have access to this learning activity for a period of six months after you
enroll, or whenever the activity's CE credits expire (whichever comes
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Care and Education Specialists
To satisfy the
requirements for renewal of certification for the Certification Board for
Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE), continuing education activities must be
diabetes related and approved by a provider on the CBDCE list of Approved
Providers (www.cbdce.org). CBDCE does not approve
continuing education. The Association of Diabetes Care & Education
Specialists is on the CBDCE list of Approved Providers.
Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials.
Continuing education programs offered by ADCES can be used toward fulfilling
BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.