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Mon Jul 25 2016 at 07:45 pm EDT
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This class is the First of a "Three Part Series on Dealing with Diabetes Burnout." In this class, we will discuss the causes of Diabetes Burnout. We will address the personal, interpersonal and environmental triggers that cause Burnout. After completing this short series of classes, you will be able to recognize what causes burnout and how to defend yourself. For those already living in Diabetes Burnout, we will look at the ways to get out of it and get your diabetes management and your life back on track. Stop Diabetes Burnout in its tracks or kick it to the curb. Either way, after this class, you'll be ready.
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In this 30 min session, Dr. Philipson, Director of the Kovler Diabetes Center, at U of Chicago Medicine, will talk about the different types of diabetes and what are the implications of genetics on diabetes. Additionally, why this is important to people who have diabetes. Dr. Philipson will present then take live questions from the audience.
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Medication and insulin is not the only option to help manage Type 2 diabetes. Most people don't realize how powerful and necessary exercise is for keeping one's blood sugar in balance. In this talk, you will learn the physiology of exercise and how it is one of the best (and most natural) modalities for blood sugar control.
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Louis Philipson, MD, PhD, is an endocrinologist and a leading world authority on diabetes mellitus. His clinical interests include type 1 diabetes, complicated type 2 diabetes, monogenic diabetes and hypoglycemia. Recognized for unmatched expertise in the treatment of diabetes that is difficult to manage, Dr. Philipson's multisciplinary team frequently accepts referrals and provides consultations. Under his leadership, Kovler Diabetes Center has been recognized as a one of only seven National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diabetes Research and Training Centers in the U.S. For more than 25 years, Dr. Philipson has tirelessly explored the biophysical, molecular and genetic aspects of insulin secretion, and the genetics of diabetes. He and his colleagues discovered rare insulin gene mutations that produce beta cell ER stress and, in turn, cause neonatal diabetes. In addition, Dr. Philipson and his colleagues are among the nation's leading experts on monogenic diabetes, following more than 100 patients diagnosed with neonatal diabetes and many others with maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) type diabetes. He also serves as co-director of the Human Islet Transplantation project at the University of Chicago. Dr. Philipson has served as principal investigator on numerous research projects. His work is widely published in biomedical journals, including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Science, Nature, Diabetes, American Journal of Physiology and the Journal of Biological Chemistry. As president of the Chicago/Northern Illinois board of the American Diabetes Association and a member of its National Board, he has been invited to speak and present at scientific research conferences and symposia worldwide. In addition, Dr. Philipson is the recipient of numerous awards including ADA Research Awards and the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) Outstanding Scientist Award. He was also named the 2011 recipient of the Samuel Eichold II Memorial Award for Contributions in Diabetes by the American College of Physicians. Practice Locations The University of Chicago Medicine 5841 S. Maryland Avenue Chicago, IL 60637 Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine 5758 S. Maryland Avenue Chicago, IL 60637
Eliot LeBow is a Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapist, who has lived with Type 1 Diabetes since 1977. Giving him great insight from both sides of the couch. Eliot's practice in New York City called DiabeticTalks is more than just a private psychotherapy practice. DiabeticTalks includes an online platform that provides emotional self-help to over 50,000 followers with diabetes and growing. Eliot has presented on the importance of mental health at multiple diabetes conferences including the Joslin Diabetes Center, AADE12, AADE13, AADE15 and much more. He has contributed as an expert on cognition and diabetes for several articles in print and online. Presently he is the author of the blog "DiabeticMinds", and is a columnist for endocrine today magazine and continues to speak at various events. Diabetes-Focused Psychotherapy takes a holistic approach combining traditional talk therapy with diabetes education and diabetes management help. It addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of living life with diabetes while still addressing other non-diabetes related life problems to create a unique holistic approach to help people with diabetes thrive. For many people with diabetes, blood sugar takes a silent toll on cognition, memory, retention, and recall. It can diminish learning, raise stress levels, and spur additional maladies such as depression. It impacts all aspects of life, lifestyle and turns your life upside down. For the people close to them, it has an impact as well: they often must learn to cope with feelings of guilt, anger, being helpless, and worried about this complex health issues. My private practice helps clients of all ages and their families manage life with diabetes.
Lisa Brisse is an Exercise Physiologist, Wellness Coach, Motivational Speaker, Author and Founder of State of the Heart Fitness in Santa Monica, CA. She has worked over 20 years in the health & fitness field with people of all ages, health concerns and fitness levels, including seven years working for the world-renowned Pritikin Longevity Center, as well as 2 years teaching a required class for incoming freshmen at Pepperdine University (Malibu) - her alma mater - called, Health & Lifestyles, as an adjunct faculty instructor. In 2001, Lisa founded her own health & fitness company called State of the Heart Fitness, with the mission of educating, inspiring and empowering people to live their best life one of optimal health, happiness and fulfillment not just for a short time, but a lifetime. Lisa believes that exercise and movement is a powerful metaphor to life and her personal passion is helping to educate people on how miraculous their body is and how we can become a master of our life in all aspects. In addition to teaching, she gives educational and inspiring lectures and workshops for groups & corporations, and also does her own brand of life coaching called Heart Coaching - helping people to get in touch with their hearts and live their talents and dreams as they were born to do! Lisa is the author of the, Michael Jackson: The Man in Our Mirror, A Reflection of our Collective Soul -- a personal memoir and magical journey of spirit that involved Michael Jackson and opened her heart and mind to the miracle of life, with the ultimate message being: "When we heal our hearts, we heal the world."
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