Using Post Prandial Blood Sugar Management Techniques
USING POST PRANDIAL BLOOD SUGAR MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES TO MINIMIZE HEARING LOSS AND OTHER SMALL VESSEL COMPLICATIONS
This presentation will focus on the impact of prolonged hyperglycemia on hearing loss, balance issues and depression. We'll specifically talk about the importance of setting up appropriate care team infrastructure to refer and treat these complications. Presenters will review the appropriate assessment techniques, what happens after a referral is made and the impact of untreated hearing loss on the person with diabetes. There will then be a focus on how to decrease prolonged hyperglycemia by focusing on managing post meal blood sugars.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
  • Apply skills for confident conversations and assessment of hearing loss.


  • Understand the effect of prolonged hyperglycemia and it's impact on hearing loss.


  • Review recommendations to decrease post prandial blood glucose and improve A1C outcomes.
Live Webinar Date: Dec 13, 2022   (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Eastern Time) (US and Canada)
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 9.1.2, 9.2.3, 12.1.1
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, CDCESs
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18

About the Presenter: Joanne Rinker, MS, RDN, BC-ADM, CDCES, LDN, FADCES

Joanne Rinker is a Master's level dietitian. She has her BS and MS in Human Nutrition from West Virginia University. Joanne has been a Registered Dietitian certified diabetes educator for 20 years.

Rinker has worked in the diabetes care and education space since her very first job. She has a passion for helping people with diabetes and other diabetes care and education specialist around the US. Highlights of her career include working with the North Carolina Diabetes Prevention and Control Program on the implementation and facilitation of the North Carolina Diabetes Education Recognition Program. As the program coordinator 2006-2013, Joanne was instrumental in building the largest American Diabetes Association (ADA) accredited site in the nation.

Joanne was named the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (ADCES) 2013 Diabetes Educator of the Year and used that opportunity to spread the word about the relationship between diabetes, hearing loss and depression. She served on the ADCES Board of Directors 2015-2017 and became an ADCES Spokesperson in January of 2016. Joanne was the North Carolina Public Health Association President 2013-2014, is a graduate of the Bernstein Fellowship 2015 class and has been published and presented on the national level for both ADCES and ADA.



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