This course is closed for enrollment.

Your learning about weight-neutral diabetes care

begins with Track 1

  • This layered program will have you:
  • Discover the ins and outs of weight inclusive movement.
  • Review the pathophysiology of diabetes care and how weight stigma physically impacts glucose.
  • Learn how to shift your communication about diabetes by understanding the suggestions surrounding weight neutral language and writing.
  • Explore the intention of weight-neutral medication and then engage in a deeper dive of GLP1 medications which are prescribed to promote 'weight loss' for people with diabetes.
  • Wrap up this track by joining your private online group, deepen your understanding by completing the HAES reflections, course quiz, and evaluation.

Abby Chan

Creating Weight Inclusive Movement for

Diabetes Care

Abby Chan, MS, RDN, RYT

How can I create a weight inclusive movement practice?

Learn how to add enjoyable movement for all bodies

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the guidelines for movement exercise and diabetes: HIIT, strength training
  • How to apply the guidelines in weight and body inclusive way
  • How to apply coaching strategies and goal setting
  • Example movement practices

The Well-Written Word: Crafting Weight-Neutral Content

Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN

How can I make my communications weight neutral?

Learn how to shift your language use to create weight neutral handouts, articles, websites, and blog post to support all clients.

Key Takeaways:

  • An understanding of the difference between person-first language and weight-neutral language
  • How to reframe weight-centric language in research abstracts and discussion sections into weight-neutral information for consumers
  • Strategies for tailoring your language for different mediums and advocating with editors

Carrie Dennet
DeAun Nelson ND

The Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes and Weight Stigma

DeAun Nelson, ND

How might weight stigma affect the
pathophysiology of diabetes?

Take a deeper dive into the body-brain connection and discover how weight stigma physically impacts the body and can contribute to changes in diabetes.

Key Takeaways:

  • An understanding of the purposes of glucose and insulin in the body and the difference between Type 1 (T1DM) and Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM).
  • An explanation of the mechanisms of action of various drugs used for diabetes.
  • Consideration of how anxiety around diagnosis could affect blood glucose.

The Nitty Gritty on GLP-1 Agonists & Their Role in Weight-Neutral Diabetes Care

Megan Muñoz, RN, MSN, CMSRN, CDCES

How Do I Support Clients’ Use of GLP-1 Agonists, When They’re Often Promoted for Weight-Loss Qualities?

Key Takeaways

  • GLP-1 Options & T2D Pathophysiology 
  • GLP-1 Impacts
  • Changing The Paradigm in Diabetes Care From Focusing on Weight Loss to Uniting On The Glucose Lowering Effect of GLP-1
  • Reframing The Weight-Focused Use of GLP-1s

Megan Munoz

This course is closed for enrollment.