Insulin Intensive with Dr. Mona Morstein Comments
A two-day intensive on treating diabetic patients and all facets of diagnosing, treating and managing diabetes and diabetic patients.
We are priveleged to bring Dr. Mona Morstein back to Vancouver for this special weekend event on November 3 and 4 at the UBC Robson Square Conference Centre. Call BCNA 604 736 6646 to register. Early registration deadline October 1, 2012.
Commenting on her expertise, her mentor, and author of Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution, Dr. Rickard K Bernstein noted:
Dr. Mona Morstein studied diabetes nutrition and proper insulin usage with me and has applied her knowledge to building a highly successful diabetes practice. Participants in her Insulin Seminar should gain an understanding of how insulin works in conjunction with other therapies to optimize treatment of their insulin dependent patients.
Focus on Saturday: History and Resources of Insulin: A discussion on valuable statistic on diabetes, information on using insulin, books, journals and websites clinicians should consider following, a brief history of insulin and how it can allow patients to live full lives; Basics of Insulin Knowledge: A primer on how to initiate treatment with patients, explanation of different types of diabetic patients, diagnosing diabetes, etc.; Getting Started on Insulin: Considerations in respect to diet, supplements, diagnostic testing, oral medications, and more; A Closer Look at Different Insulins; Insulin: Basic Tools; Insulin Accessories; How to Inject; What to Discuss with Patients; Pumps and Glucose Monitors
Focus on Sunday: Basal/Bolus Dosing of all Diabetic Patients; Gestational Diabetes; Pediatric Diabetes; Diabetic Challenges, Hyperglycemia-how to treat a patient with hyperglycemia, alarms, ketoacidosis; Hypoglycemia-how to teach a patient/support people to treat their hypoglycemia; Sick Patient-how to treat a sick patient with diabetes, warning signs, when to have a patient contact you, how a patient should monitor their diabetes, when to treat their illness with naturopathic medicine and/or allopathic medicine, when to consider hospitalization; Exercise-how to organize diet, glucose checking, insulin use, and exercise; Traveling-how to prepare a diabetic patient to travel across country and overseas; Pediatric Patients.
For BC NDs with prescribing authority, five hours pharmacotherapy is available over the weekend.
Saturday, 03 November, 2012
Cost:$249 early reg
- BC: Lower Mainland
- Botanical Medicine
- Complementary Medicine
- Family Practice
Phone: 604 736 6646
Website: Click to Visit