WN4DC Symposium

Supporting ALL BODIES in diabetes care

​Struggling to find and recommend weight neutral resources to your clients?

Struggling to find and recommend weight neutral resources to your clients? When a client expresses thoughts or behaviors around disordered eating, how do you best support and connect them with resources to meet their needs? Books and other activities help clients stay engaged between...

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​What do you do when food and trauma are connected in your clients?

What do you do when food and trauma are connected in your clients? With trauma being so prevalent, as a healthcare practitioner, it can feel overwhelming to try to understand how to manage the ways trauma shows up in interactions, especially when trauma and food are connected. But you can...

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How are health inequity and fat stigma experienced?

How are health inequity and fat stigma experienced? Do you wish you understood how health inequity is connected to fat stigma so you can prevent patient interactions from becoming uncomfortable, even icky? Maybe you want to be able to spot all the ways fat patients are treated as less...

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Do you know how to help clients who have experienced trauma?

Do you know how to help clients who have experienced trauma? It’s hard to know how to help clients who have or are dealing with trauma. One way to move forward is to understand what Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are and why they’re relevant to clients with diabetes. Trauma is...

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Do you know weight-biased research when you see it?

Do you know weight-biased research when you see it? How does weight stigma and bias enter the research process? Not only is it important to know the answers to that question, but it’s also important to be able to identify studies whose findings might have been affected by weight stigma, as...

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How does inequality and inequity affect our food system?

How does inequality and inequity affect our food system? You want to help your clients effectively reduce the inequity they face to help them improve access to healthy food, but that’s challenging if you don’t know what inequalities and inequities lie below the surface of our food...

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​How does the pathophysiology of diabetes look through a HAES lens?

How does the pathophysiology of diabetes look through a HAES lens? Wish you could attend a conference that explains how behaviors actually impact health and improve diabetes outcomes without focusing on restriction or dieting. Well, you can! Many professionals are confused on how Health at...

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

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...

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​Why it’s worth learning how to craft weight-neutral content

Why it’s worth learning how to craft weight-neutral content How can you make your communications weight neutral, while still being evidence-based? If you write about diabetes care, whether for patient education materials, hospital blogs or newsletters or for your OWN blog or newsletter? It’s...

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Creating weight-inclusive movement for diabetes clients

Creating a weight-inclusive movement for diabetes clients Do you wish you knew how to create weight inclusive movement practices for your clients? It can be frustrating when your exercise recommendations are being ignored, but discovering how to make your movement recommendations welcoming for...

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