Finding Balance

Deep Dive sessions explore CGM related topics for all healthcare professionals.
Join clinicians as they tackle the tough topics, troubleshoot problems, and share lessons learned in personalizing the use of glucose sensors across the lifespan.

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Upcoming Live Sessions

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From Menses to Menopause: Riding the Glucose Rollercoaster
Dr. Ilana J Halperin & Dr. Jane Yardley
53 minutes
CGM interpretationWomen's Health
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Zoning in on Zillennials: Helping Young Adults Survive and Thrive
Jen Hanson, CDE & Gabrielle Schmid, CDE
Friday, February 3
12:00 pm ET
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No Man’s Land: Diabetes Challenges We Might be Missing in Men
Dr. Amish Parikh & Dr. Barry Simon
Friday, March 10
12:00 pm ET
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Technology in Turbulent Times: Helping Tweens and Teens Stay on Track
Cecilia Hamming, CDE & Joanne Gibson, CDE
Friday, April 21
12:00 pm ET
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No Senior Left Behind: Careful Considerations for Older Adults and Tech
Dr. Jeremy Gilbert & Rose Gelinas, CDE
Friday, June 16
12:00 pm ET
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Watch Recordings of Past Sessions

All sessions are recorded live and available to watch at your own pace if you missed the live webinar. Here are some popular past sessions.
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Skin in the game: How can we preserve skin integrity for sustained device use?
Dr. Laurel Messer
46:30
Practical Tips
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Is diabetes data overwhelming you? How to survive and thrive now that rtCGM is a standard of care
Ms. Lori Berard & Mr. Rick Siemens
52 minutes
Standard of CareDiabetes Canada Guidelines
Peds
Assessing the glucose profile & identifying glucose trends
Dr. Ilana J Halperin & Dr. Stacy Zahanova
51 minutes
CGM interpretation
Zoning in on Zillennials: Helping Young Adults Survive and Thrive

Description

The early years of adulthood offer independence, opportunity, and many uncertainties. As young adults balance school, work, relationships, and the financial and emotional costs of diabetes, how can we support a balanced approach to the use of diabetes technology? Fabulous question! This session will dive deep into case studies that share the daily lives of young adults living with diabetes and strategize ways to help them find balance and move forward with confidence and emotional stability.


Jen Hanson, RKin, CDE

Executive Director, Camp Huronda

Jen was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 3. She is the Executive Director of Connected in Motion, where she works to bridge the gap between clinical care and ‘real life’ for adults with Type 1 diabetes… View Speaker’s Full Bio

 

Gabrielle Schmid, RD, CDE, CPT

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Pump Trainer
LMC Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ottawa, ON

Gabrielle is a diabetes educator, registered dietitian and certified pump trainer with LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology in Ottawa. She connects with families and children living with type 1 diabetes through the JDRF and volunteers with… View Speaker’s Full Bio

Friday, February 3, 12:00 pm ET
No Man’s Land: Diabetes Challenges We Might be Missing in Men

Description

It is time to explore the man cave…from a diabetes perspective. We may see differences across genders in approaches to self-care, hormonal changes, specific complications, use of diabetes technology, worries and fears related to living with diabetes. What are the diabetes challenges unique to the experience of being male? Another great question! This session will dive into case studies highlighting some of the unique concerns for men with type 1 diabetes and practical tips for a sensitive and empathetic approach to help reduce the burden of living with diabetes.


Amish Parikh, MD, FRCPC

Endocrinologist
Trillium Health Partners, Mississauga, ON
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Amish Parikh is an endocrinologist at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario. He completed medical school and his endocrinology training at the University of Toronto… View Speaker’s Full Bio

 

Barry Simon, MD, FRCP, CDE

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Certified Executive Coach, Certified Diabetes Educator
Consultant, Leadership Sinai Centre for Diabetes, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Barry Simon, MD, FRCP, is a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist. He is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a Consultant with the Leadership Centre for Diabetes… View Speaker’s Full Bio

Friday, March 10, 12:00 pm ET
Technology in Turbulent Times: Helping Tweens and Teens Stay on Track

Description

Fear, anxiety, and stress is often intensified as teens adapt to swirling hormones, changing eating patterns and insulin requirements, body image issues, and family stresses related to “passing the torch” of diabetes management. Does diabetes technology help or hinder living life with diabetes at this turbulent time? Great question! This session will share stories that illustrate practical tips for an empathetic approach that is attentive to anxiety levels and helps to build problem solving abilities and comfort with technology.


Cecilia Hamming, RN, CDE

Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator
Adult and Pediatric Diabetes Programs, Regina, SK

Cecilia is a Registered Nurse with a passion and drive for diabetes education for families of kids and adults living with diabetes. She is an advocate for people with Type 1 diabetes… View Speaker’s Full Bio

 

Joanne Gibson, RD, CDE

Pediatric Diabetes Team
McMaster Children’s Hospital, ON

Joanne works at McMaster Children’s Hospital as a member of the Pediatric Diabetes Team… View Speaker’s Full Bio

Friday, April 21, 12:00 pm ET
No Senior Left Behind: Careful Considerations for Older Adults and Tech

Description

Life priorities and diabetes priorities shift in older adults with a stronger focus on safety and minimizing hypoglycemia. How does the burden benefit seesaw of managing diabetes with technology tip as people age into their senior years? Excellent question! This session will share stories and practical tips learned from the front lines to support seniors make informed technology decisions, start, and successfully use diabetes technology, all while living their best lives.


Jeremy Gilbert, MD, FRCPC

Endocrinologist
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, ON
Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Jeremy Gilbert is an endocrinologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. He completed his medical degree, internal medicine training, and endocrinology residency at the University of Toronto… View Speaker’s Full Bio

 

Rose Gelinas, RD, CDE

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator
Diabetes Education Centre, North Bay Regional Health Centre, ON

Rose Gelinas, RD, CDE, completed an undergraduate degree in applied human nutrition at the University of Guelph and a graduate clinical internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto… View Speaker’s Full Bio

Friday, June 16, 12:00 pm ET
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