It is often thought that diabetes is “caused” by weight gain and that weight loss “cures” diabetes.
I’m going to share with you evidence that paves the way for a paradigm shift to more weight neutral diabetes care. I will discuss emerging evidence that supports patient motivation for healthy behaviors rather than focusing on weight loss alone. My 2-day comprehensive training will include case studies, demonstrations, and simulations to illustrate current best practices and clinical insights to improve patient outcomes. After all, when patients succeed, providers succeed.
I’m Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC. I’ve been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for over 20 years managing both inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diabetes. I’m excited about this opportunity to provide you with all the tips and strategies I’ve accrued through my own experiences with patients. Diabetes management is ever changing. It really is essential that you have a thorough understanding of glycemic control, acute/chronic complications, AADE-7® behavioral goals and all the newer treatment options (glucose sensors. sensor-augmented insulin pumps…).
Management of diabetes is more complex than I’ve ever seen it. And it’s more critical than ever that we all practice up-to-date, incorporating the current diabetes standards and guidelines. Together, I am confident that we can empower patients to take control of their health and lives.
Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC
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|File type||File name||Number of pages|
|Manual - 2-Day Diabetes Certificate Conference (27.4 MB)||410 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Manual - 2-Day Diabetes Certificate Conference (Smaller Slides Version) (24.9 MB)||187 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Laurie Klipfel, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDCES, WCC®, has been a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist for over 20 years managing both inpatient and outpatient care for patients with diabetes. She has managed several hospital ADA-recognized diabetes education programs, is a Board-Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in endocrinology, and has a certification in wound care.
Laurie is a member of the American Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists and past president of her local chapter. She is a certified insulin pump trainer and has published articles on use of insulin pumps for hospitalized patients. Her practical patient experiences, supported by clinical knowledge, provide a blend of information on how to treat diabetes today.
Financial: Laurie Klipfel has employment relationships with the VA-St. Louis and the Diabetes & Endocrinology Specialists, Inc. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Laurie Klipfel is a member of the St. Louis Nurses in Advanced Practice.
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