What you need to know about GLP-1 agonists in weight-neutral diabetes care

Have you been looking for a conference that actually explains which diabetes medications are weight neutral medications, and helps you understand how to supports clients’ use of GLP-1 agonists given that they’re often promoted for their weight-loss qualities?

In her talk, “The Nitty Gritty on GLP-1 Agonists & Their Role in Weight-Neutral Diabetes Care,” Megan Muñoz, RN, MSN, CMSRN, CDCES will take a deep dive into GLP-1 agonists and how you can use them in a weight-neutral practice. Muñoz is the host of “Type2andYou with Meg” podcast. Her passion to reduce diabetes stigma is evident in her podcasting and live presentations. Megan holds a bachelor's and master's degree in nursing, along with certifications in medical surgical nursing and diabetes education. She works in inpatient and outpatient settings.

The talk will help you understand GLP-1 options and impacts, as well as type 2 diabetes pathophysiology. She’ll also discuss the changing paradigm in diabetes care from the glucose-lowering effect of medications to weight-loss focused, and how to handle weight-focused use of GLP-1s.

The 2021 WN4DC Symposium which will be launched April 5, 2021.This is just one of the tracks!. This self-paced, dynamic online training that explores the value and impact of weight-neutral diabetes care, centered around four key learning tracks:

  • Nuts and Bolts. Learn some of the essential aspects of offering diabetes care in a weight-neutral way.
  • Health Equity. Learn how weight-neutral diabetes care can reduce health inequity by unpacking the weight science surrounding diabetes care. This includes:
  • Weight-Neutral Counseling. Learn current information on critical concepts and application of counseling and motivational interviewing skills in diabetes care in a weight-neutral way.
  • Disordered Eating. This track is intended to show the connection between the development of eating disorders and diabetes. It also offers training on how to steer clients away from choices that promote the development of disordered eating in a weight-neutral to weight-liberated way.

Weight-neutral professionals will have the chance to learn from 16 experts who offer layered learning and additional resources to help you grow a deeper understanding of each of these topic areas.