Hot Topics in Diabetes Research
HOT TOPICS IN DIABETES RESEARCH
The latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal an eye-opening number: 24 million Americans are now living with diabetes -- 18 million have been diagnosed and 6 million have diabetes but they haven't yet been diagnosed. Statistics show that 90-95 percent of people with diabetes have type 2. For decades, scientists have been working to understand not only the cause of diabetes but why the disease is increasing at an alarming rate.

Research studies and clinical trials are going on across the United States and around the world, sparking awareness, debate, and hope towards finding a cure for this disease. Until that time, research is continually finding trends in healthcare, medication and lifestyle changes to better understand this disease and help our patients treat it - all while living a full and happy life.

In this one hour webinar, find out about some of the latest trends and significant advances in diabetes research, treatment, and care. We will take a deeper look into the latest medications, potential triggers and nutrition and lifestyle therapies.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Understand and discuss the timely and significant advances in basic science and the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes.


  • Provide patient recommendations based on the newest research with regards to medication, self-monitoring, and diet.


  • Understand and discuss specific research in diet and lifestyle in relation or potential causes and treatment for diabetes.


  • Discuss nontraditional therapies for diabetes management including weight loss medications and bariatric surgery for glucose control.


FOR CDEs: This Course Qualifies for CE Credit!

To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification according to the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE, www.ncbde.org), courses must relate to diabetes and be part of the list of recognized providers of the NCBDE. The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is listed as an NCBDE recognized provider. Because Dietitian Central has been granted accreditation by the CDR, it therefore meets the criteria as an approved provider of CEs for CDEs by the NCBDE. The NCBDE does not directly approve continuing education for any specific webinar or self study course.
Live Event Date: Jun 05, 2018
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 5190, 5220, 5370, 6010
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 3.1.6, 3.3.4, 4.2.5, 8.3.6
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, CDEs
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Holly Herrington

Holly Herrington MS, RD, LDN, CDE has been a Registered Dietitian for 8 years and is in her third year as a Certified Diabetes Educator. Holly has served as clinical dietitian in the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago for seven years. While there, Holly co-authored textbook chapters on nutrition for bariatric surgery and weight regain following bariatric surgery. She has been a guest lecturer and presenter at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), The Obesity Society (TOS) and a faculty speaker at the Obesity Summit 2015.

Holly received undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Human Sciences from Mississippi State University as well as a degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Mississippi. Holly completed her dietetic internship and master's degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She worked as both an inpatient and outpatient dietitian at Rush before joining Northwestern in 2009. She is certified in Adult Weight Management, levels 1 and 2.

Holly has been a requested expert for media outlets including FOX News Chicago and ABC7 Chicago, and has been featured in US News and World Report, Men's Health and the Chicago Tribune. Her clinical interests include weight loss/bariatric surgery, diabetes management, cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal health and prenatal nutrition.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
New Perspectives in Obesity

New Perspectives in Obesity

On Demand
Live Date: (Nov 29,2018)
Expiration Date: (Nov 28,2021)

Rating: 4.68 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease NAFLD

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

On Demand
Live Date: (Sep 06,2018)
Expiration Date: (Sep 05,2021)

Rating: 4.65 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Weight Regain in the Bariatric Patient

Weight Regain in the Bariatric Patient

On Demand
Live Date: (Aug 14,2018)
Expiration Date: (Aug 13,2021)

Rating: 4.80 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Diet and Inflammation

Diet and Inflammation: Can Food Promote or Prevent Inflammation?

On Demand
Live Date: (Apr 19,2018)
Expiration Date: (Apr 18,2021)

Rating: 4.73 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Gastroenterology Patients: What Does the Research Say?

On Demand
Live Date: (Feb 22,2018)
Expiration Date: (Feb 21,2021)

Rating: 4.63 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Sugar vs Substitutes

Sugar vs Substitutes: What Does the Research Say?

On Demand
Live Date: (Dec 15,2017)
Expiration Date: (Dec 14,2020)

Rating: 4.78 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Ketogenic, Intermittent Fasting, and Clean Eating

Exploring Current Diet Trends: Ketogenic, Intermittent Fasting, and Clean Eating

On Demand
Live Date: (Nov 02,2017)
Expiration Date: (Nov 01,2020)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, FODMAPS, Probiotics

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Implementing FODMAPS and Probiotics

On Demand
Live Date: (Oct 03,2017)
Expiration Date: (Oct 02,2020)

Rating: 4.60 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Dietary Heart Health

Nourish Your Heart: Dietary Factors In Heart Health as We Age

On Demand
Live Date: (May 09,2017)
Expiration Date: (May 08,2020)

Rating: 4.63 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Gut Microbiome

The Healthy Gut: Understanding The Gut Microbiome And Its Impact On Health

On Demand
Live Date: (Dec 20,2016)
Expiration Date: (Dec 19,2019)

Rating: 4.48 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Weight Management Alternatives

Losing the Battle of Weight Management:
When Counting Calories Doesn’t Cut It

On Demand
Live Date: (Oct 20,2016)
Expiration Date: (Oct 19,2019)

Rating: 4.65 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 2 hours