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Event Profile

A Dangerous Duo: Diabetes and Eating Disorders

May 26, 2021

Location: Colorado Coordinating Body

Website: https://www.diabeteseducator.org/event/COCBMAY21


This event highlights the complexity of coexisting eating disorders as they exist within the diabetes community in order to increase attendees skills and confidence in providing diabetes care and education in this population. Objective: Increase knowledge and self-efficacy for providing care to patients with diabetes in conjunction with an eating disorder. Target Audience: This activity is designed for individuals or groups of diabetes care and education specialists including RNs, RDs, Pharmacists, and other health care providers interested in staying up to date on current practices of care for people with coexisting diabetes and eating disorders.

For successful completion, participants are required to attend the full activity, and complete and submit the program evaluation at the conclusion of the educational event.

Thursday, May 26 2021
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM Welcome by the ADCES Colorado Coordinating Body
6:10 PM - 7:30 PM "A Dangerous Duo: Diabetes and Eating Disorders" with Makenzie Johnson, MPH, RD, CDCES Presentation followed by case review and discussion.

Makenzie Johnson, MPH, RD, CDCES, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies Makenzie Johnson is a registered dietitian with a Masters of Public Health from the University of Texas at Houston. Working as a dietitian and diabetes educator since 2015, Makenzie has extensive experience working with the diabetes population as well as eating disorder patients. Makenzie currently works at the University of Colorado Health as a diabetes educator.

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