Diapoint Virtual Diabetes Series
In April, we launched the new Diapoint Virtual Diabetes Series. In these interviews we will speak with a variety of experts on a range of topics, and bring you the highlights on our website.
We were very honored to have Sara Adhami, CDE, APD, as our first guest in the series.
These interviews are conducted on live Zoom conference calls. All are welcome. To be notified of our upcoming Diapoint Virtual Diabetes Series, join our mailing list. Also, follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see our invites there.
We look forward to seeing you at the next one!
Sara Adhami, APD, CDE
Our first guest was Sara Adhami, APD, CDE. Sara is both an Accredited Practicing Dietician & Credentialed Diabetes Educator with more than 10 years of experience. She has worked in both Australia and Dubai. She is passionate about diabetes education that is patient-centered and the use of diabetes technologies to help guide education and diabetes care. In her current position, she works as the Diabetes Educator in Dubai at the Mediclinic City Hospital.
We talked to Sara about children with diabetes, how to manage diabetes during these times, sick day management, and more!
In this interview, we discuss:
- DKA and sick days
- Telemedicine in the context of Diabetes
- Should we be reducing calorie and carb intake because our children are a little less active as they homeschool?
- Fast acting carbohydrates… and much more.
More From Our Diabetes Experts
To find our other interviews in the Diapoint Virtual Diabetes Series, plus more interviews with diabetes experts, check out our Ask The Diabetes Expert blog posts.
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