Please Note: All times are Eastern. Our 60-minute webinars
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For high-risk individuals with prediabetes, weight loss can prevent or delay the progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and improve cardiovascular risk factors. Evidenced-based interventions such as the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), lifestyle change program, can reduce adults’ risk of type 2 diabetes by 58% when participants lose 5-7% weight loss. In this session, learn weight change patterns, unique strategies and theories around weight loss/management, and positive health behaviors that can be maintained long-term.
Participants will be able to explain the purpose and benefits of the National Diabetes Prevention Program and weight loss being a factor in reducing one’s risk of type 2 diabetes, as well as the role of behavior modification with weight loss and be able to describe the difference between weight loss and weight loss maintenance.
This is a knowledge-based learning activity. This 60-minute online session includes a presentation followed by a question and answer period.
-- Describe the scientific evidence that supports the National Diabetes Prevention Program
-- Define the National Diabetes Prevention Program and the role lifestyle coaches have in participants weight loss journey
-- Identify the role of behavior modification as the cornerstone of obesity treatment
-- Appreciate obesity as a chronic disease that will relapse if treatment stops
-- Describe ways to adjust treatment plan if weight loss progress less than expected or progress stalls
-- Review the difference between weight loss and weight loss maintenance
-- Articulate the barriers to weight loss maintenance
-- Identify key components of successful long-term weight management programs
The AADE Webinars are knowledge-based
activities designed for individual or groups of diabetes educators, 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 their patients with diabetes and
other related conditions.
James O. Hill, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Nutrition Sciences
The University of Alabama - Birmingham
Jessica Bartfield, MD
Obesity Medicine Specialist
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Association of Diabetes Educators is accredited as a provider of continuing
nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on
Accreditation. This program provides 1.0 contact hour
of continuing education credit.
The AADE is also accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP
Association of Diabetes Educators (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
The American Association of Diabetes
Educators is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a
provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program provides 1.0 contact
hour (0.1 CEUs of continuing education credit.
ACPE Universal Program
Effective Dates: 9/25/2019 - 9/25/2021
Certified Diabetes Educators
To satisfy the requirements for renewal of certification for the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators (NCBDE), continuing education activities must be diabetes related and approved by a provider on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers (www.ncbde.org). NCBDE does not approve continuing education. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is on the NCBDE list of Approved Providers.
Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
AADE is the administering body for the Advanced Diabetes Management credentials. Continuing education programs offered by AADE can be used toward fulfilling BC-ADM Certification and recertification requirements.
It is the policy of the American Association of
Diabetes Educators to require that anyone who has an opportunity to affect
continuing education activity content (e.g. authors, presenters and program
planners) with products or services from a commercial interest with which s/he
has financial relationships, discloses those financial relationship/s with
commercial entities to participants.
Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone bias in
any presentation, but is made to provide participants with information that
might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.
Relevant disclosures (or lack thereof) among educational activity planners
and faculty are as follows:
James O. Hill, PhD, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Jessica Bartfield, MD, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Erin Horetski has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Jodi Lavin-Tompkins, MSN, RN, CDE, BC-ADM, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Natalie Blum, MPH, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
Joanne Rinker MS, RD, CDE, LDN, has no relevant financial disclosures to report.
The approval of this educational offering by the AADE does not imply
endorsement of specific therapies, treatments, or products discussed in the
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships and Mechanism to Identify and Resolved Conflicts of Interest
Undertaking review of the educational activity to evaluate for potential bias, balance in presentation, evidence-based content or other indicators of integrity, and absence of bias.
To receive a Statement of Credit you must attend the entire
session. Your Statement of Credit will be issued electronically immediately upon
submission of the evaluation form. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org in the event
you choose not to complete the evaluation form.
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