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FREE Educational Webinar: “Eating Disorders & Diabetes: A Complicated Relationship”

June 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Wednesday, June 24, 2020
1pm Mountain Time
Eating Disorders & Diabetes: A Complicated Relationship
Quinn Nystrom, MS
National Diabetes Ambassador

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PowerPoint Handout

Post-test – for reference only

CE Information:

Center for Change has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6766. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Change is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Center for Change, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #154982. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

This course has been approved by Center for Change, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #123302, Center for Change is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886558729-1667) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

AADE recognizes NASW, APA, and CDR as continuing education providers on the NCBDE list of recognized approved providers. The continuing education must be applicable to diabetes. Participants are responsible for contacting their respective state and discipline licensing boards to confirm acceptance of CE hours.

Center for Change is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Change maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



Description of Presentation:

Living with type 1 diabetes is complicated enough, but then throw in a dual diagnosis of an eating disorder, and the management of the two becomes tricky.  Eating disorders paired with diabetes can be a life-threatening combination. Quinn will discuss her personal journey of seeking recovery, and how healthcare professionals can help guide and support their patients who present with both a chronic illness and an eating disorder.

Learning Objectives:

Based on the content of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Describe the complicated relationship with a person who is diagnosed with ED-DMT1.
  • Describe five communication styles to use when talking with a patient with type 1 diabetes and/or an eating disorder.
  • List various ways that aid in someone’s success and increased self-efficacy when managing ED-DMT1.

Training For:

Staff of Hospitals, Medical Centers, Mental Health Clinics, General Medicine Physicians, Psychiatrists, APRN’s, Psychologists, Counselors, Dietitians, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Technicians for all levels including introductory to advanced.


June 24, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm