WN4DC Symposium Agenda

This online event is combined of 4 unique tracks, totaling 16 webinars in all. Offering the videos by track, one week at a time, allows you to learn about one specific area of weight-neutral diabetes care each week. Every track is composed of 4 webinars, released on the first Monday of the week. You can view the full schedule below. These webinars are pre-recorded so you can watch them on your own time, from the comfort of your home or anywhere wifi is available.  In addition to an expert-level training, you’ll get downloads such as handouts and resources to supplement the video training.

Nuts and Bolts: Track 1 - July 8th, 2019

This track is intended to update all professionals on some of the essential aspects of diabetes care in a weight-neutral way.
Level 1: Implementing National Guidelines from a Weight-Neutral Lens by Michelle May, M.D.
Level 2: Gentle Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes by Holly Paulsen RD, CEDRD-S, LD
Level 3: Insulin Resistance: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes by Laurie Klipfel RN, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE, WCC
Level 3: Clinical Implications of Faith-Based and Dietary Fasting with Diabetes by Rahaf Al Bochi RDN, LD

Track 1: Learning objectives and webinar descriptions

Weight Neutral Care: Track 2 - July 15th, 2019

This track is intended to unpack the weight science surrounding diabetes care and to help professional become clear that great diabetes care includes offering patients a weight-neutral approach to healthcare.
Level 1: The Power of a New Perspective: Incorporating Weight Neutrality into Diabetes Management by Elizabeth Michael MS, RDN, LDN, CDE
Level 2: Feeling the Weight of Expectation: offer support not stigma by Oli Williams PhD
Level 2: Why Diets Don't Work: How the Brain Fights Against Lasting Weight Loss by Sandra Aamodt Ph.D.
Level 3: A Weight Neutral Way to Work with Medications and Potential Side-effects by Lori Short-Zamudio, RD

Track 2: Learning objectives and webinar descriptions

Counseling: Track 3 - July 22nd, 2019

This track is intended to update all professionals on critical concepts and application of counseling and motivational interviewing skills in diabetes care weight-neutral way.
Level 1: Contextual Influences in Diabetes Self-Management Education (SME) Programs by Mosadi Brown, MEd, RD, CDE
Level 2: Diagnosis and Shame by Julie M. Sweeney, RSSW, MTC
Level 2: Motivational Interviewing for Health Behavior Change in Diabetes by Ellen R. Glovsky, PhD, RD, LDN
Level 3: What Motivates Change? Translating Theory into Practice by Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD

Track 3: Learning objectives and webinar descriptions

Disordered Eating - July 29, 2019

This track is intended to show the connection between the development of eating disorders and diabetes. The goal of this track is to help the professional have a solid foundation to identify when disordered eating is present and how to safely proceed. It will also offer training on how to steer clients away from choices which promote the development of disordered eating in a weight-neutral to weight-liberated way.
Level 1: The Medical Side - When Diabetes and Disordered Eating Collide by Dr. Lesley Williams, MD, CEDS
Level 2: Medical Care in Patients with Eating Disorders: Not About the Weight by Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS, FAED
Level 2: Nutritional and psychological treatment of disordered eating and diabetes: a 6-week eating class by Anny Ha, MS, RD, CEDRD, CDE; Nicole Napientek, MPH, RDN; Carolyn Fisher PhD, BCB
Level 3: ED-DMT1 (Diabulimia) and Beyond: Nutrition for treatment and prevention of eating disorders in type 1 diabetes by Erin Phillips, MPH, RD, CDE

Track 4: Learning objectives and webinar descriptions