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Practical Carbohydrate Counting: A How-to-Teach Guide for Health Professionals, Second Edition
H. S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM and K. M. Bolderman, RD, LDN, CDE

C194
16 CPEUs
HARD COPY
$129.95

Book, 202 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 48 pgs.
In-depth information will enable you to:

  • evaluate the characteristics of people with any type of diabetes who could benefit from carbohydrate counting.
  • assess the pre-existing knowledge and abilities of people with diabetes as a means of determining whether carbohydrate counting is an appropriate meal planning approach for them.
  • apply the key concepts of basic carbohydrate counting.
  • assess if and when a person with diabetes is ready to progress to advanced carbohydrate counting.
  • explain to clients dietary and non-dietary factors that can affect blood glucose control.
  • recognize at least three tools and three resources to use in clinical practice to teach basic and advanced carbohydrate counting.
  • explain to clients the actions and side effects of commonly used blood glucose lowering medications.

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C194F
16 CPEUs
REPORTING FORM
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Practical Carbohydrate Counting: A How-to-Teach Guide for Health Professionals, Second Edition
Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM
and Karen M. Bolderman, RD, LDN, CDE

© 2009 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. All rights reserved for this self-directed, accredited learning program. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission from the publisher is prohibited.

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INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Welcome to the self-directed accredited learning program, Practical Carbohydrate Counting. The program consists of a book titled Practical Carbohydrate Counting: A How-to-Teach Guide for Health Professionals, published by the American Diabetes Association and authored by Hope S. Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM and Karen M. Bolderman, RD, LDN, CDE along with this study guide.
This program is designed to help you understand the concepts of carbohydrate counting, from a basic to an advanced level, and provide you with practical strategies to teach these concepts to people with any type of diabetes. This program is also designed to help you earn 16 Level 2 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs).

To get the most out of this self-directed accredited learning program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

Step 1: Review the objectives in this study guide.

Step 2: Read and study the Practical Carbohydrate Counting book. Be sure to complete all exercises contained in the book.

Step 3: Assess what you have learned by answering the questions contained in this study guide.

Step 4: Compare your answers to the answer key provided in this study guide. If you scored at least 80% correct you are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION (CPEU) REPORTING FORM. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read this learning program until you score at least 80% correct.

After you have successfully completed the program complete the CPEU REPORTING FORM and
Mail to: Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., 13621 Gilbride Lane, Clarksville, MD 21029,
Or fax to: (410) 531-9282,
Or submit on-line at www.easyCPEcredits.com.

BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this accredited, self-directed learning program, you will be better able to:
1. Evaluate the characteristics of people with any type of diabetes who could benefit from carbohydrate counting.

2. Assess the pre-existing knowledge and abilities of people with diabetes as a means of determining whether carbohydrate counting is an appropriate meal planning approach for them.

3. Apply the key concepts of basic carbohydrate counting.

4. Assess if and when a person with diabetes is ready to progress to advanced carbohydrate counting.

5. Explain to clients dietary and non-dietary factors that can affect blood glucose control.

6. Recognize at least three tools and three resources to use in clinical practice to teach basic and advanced carbohydrate counting.

7. Explain to clients the actions and side effects of commonly used blood glucose lowering medications.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Chapter 1. What, Why, Who, and How Much?
Section 1: Basic Carbohydrate Counting
Chapter 2. Assessing Knowledge and Skills
Chapter 3. Concepts to Teach--From Basic Nutrition to Meal Planning
Chapter 4. Concepts to Teach--Counting Garb, Reading Food Labels, and Measuring Portions
Chapter 5. Basic Carbohydrate Counting Case Studies
Section 2: Advanced Carbohydrate Counting
Chapter 6. Concepts to Teach--Advanced Carbohydrate Counting
Chapter 7. Advanced Carbohydrate Counting and Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion
Chapter 8. Pattern Management for Glycemic Control
Chapter 9. Advanced Carbohydrate Counting Case Studies
Section 3: Related Topics
Chapter 10. Impact on Glycemia of Dietary Components
Beyond Carbohydrate
Chapter 11. Impact on Glycemia of Non-Dietary Factors
Chapter 12. Blood Glucose-Lowering and Related Medications
Chapter 13. Process to Develop and Maintain Personal Carbohydrate Counts
Appendix I, Resources for Carbohydrate Counting and Insulin Pump Therapy
Appendix II. Blood Glucose-Lowering Medications
Appendix III. Sample Record-Keeping for Basic and Advanced Carbohydrate Counting
Reference List
Index

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

HOPE S. WARSHAW, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM
Hope Warshaw Associates, LLC
www.hopewarshaw.com

Hope Warshaw is a nationally recognized and respected dietitian and diabetes educator. She applies over twenty-five years of experience and expertise in work as an author, freelance writer, media spokesperson, consultant and diabetes educator. Hope is best known for her expertise in the areas of healthy restaurant eating and diabetes nutrition management. She offers practical solutions to healthier eating for one person during individual counseling or to millions through varied communication vehicles.
As a freelance writer, Hope wrote her first book The Restaurant Companion: A Guide to Healthier Eating Out, (Surrey Books, Chicago) in 1990. It has sold nearly a ½ million copies and is now published as Eat Out, Eat Right, 3rd ed. Hope's consumer books published by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) include: Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy, 3rd ed, Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating, 3rd ed., What to Eat When You're Eating Out, (Small Steps Press imprint), The Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 2nd ed. and The Diabetes Food and Nutrition Bible.
Hope has written consumer articles for diabetes magazines including Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes Forecast. She is currently a contributing editor and on the editorial board of Diabetic Living, a Better Homes & Garden's Special Interest publication. Hope has had professional articles published in Diabetes Care, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, The Diabetes Educator and Nutrition Today and is a co-author on several books published by ADA for healthcare professionals including: Practical Carbohydrate Counting: A How-to-Teach Guide for Health Professionals, 2nd ed.
As a media spokesperson Hope has promoted her books and better-for-you food products on media tours. She has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, Graham Kerr's A Gathering Place, TV Food Network, Lifetime Cable and others. She has conducted hundreds of print and radio interviews and provided expert guidance to many websites. Hope has been quoted in newspapers and magazines including: TIME, HEALTH, PREVENTION, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, Washingtonian, CHILD, SHAPE, Good Housekeeping, Reader's Digest, Men's Health and others.
As a nutrition and diabetes consultant, Hope has worked with companies, such as McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, a Johnson & Johnson Company; National Starch Food Innovation, Presentdiabetes.com, Can-Am Care, Novo-Nordisk Pharmaceuticals and others. Hope has worked with PR companies, such as Fleischman Hillard, Inc., Paine PR, Edelman, RF Binder, Porter Novelli, Splash LLC and Hunter Public Relations.
Hope demonstrates leadership abilities in volunteer positions nationally for several American Dietetic Association dietetic practice groups and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. National awards include: American Dietetic Association Foundation's 2002 Award for Excellence in Consultation and Business Practice, American Diabetes Association's 1999 Outstanding Community Service in Reaching People award and the 1993 Diabetes Care and Education dietetic practice group Distinguished Service Award.

Karen M. Bolderman, RD, LDN, CDE
Medical Science Liaison
Medical Affairs Division, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Karen Bolderman is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator and is currently employed as a Medical Science Liaison, Medical Affairs Division, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Marywood College in Scranton, Pennsylvania and also completed studies in Spanish and education. Karen's work experience includes positions as both a clinical and administrative dietitian, and nearly ten years as the Diabetes Clinical Research Study Coordinator and diabetes educator in a large endocrine practice in Baltimore MD. She has worked in the diabetes industry for many years and has extensive clinical as well as industry experience in insulin pump therapy. Karen is the author of the American Diabetes Association-published book for healthcare professionals entitled Putting Your Patients on the Pump (ADA, 2001), and is co-author of the ADA book Practical Carbohydrate Counting: A How-to-Teach Guide for Health Professionals (ADA, 2001,; 2nd ed. 2008). She has also written consumer articles for diabetes publications, including Diabetes Forecast and Diabetes Self-Management magazines, as well as additional consumer diabetes pamphlets and brochures. Karen has served as a consultant to Milner-Fenwick (education media company) and has appeared in several of its diabetes consumer education videos.
Karen has demonstrated volunteer leadership throughout her career. She is the 1996 recipient of the Maryland Dietetic Association's Dietitian of the Year award, is a past Editor of the Maryland Dietetic Association and has served on several of its committees. She is presently a member of the American Dietetic Association's Diabetes Care and Education Standards of Practice Task Force. Karen has been an active volunteer on a local, state, regional, and national level in the American Diabetes Association and has served on the ADA's National Board of Directors. She is currently Chair of the Board of the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators and has served on the NCBDE National Board of Directors as well as several NCBDE national committees and task forces. Karen is also active in the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She was Chairman of the 1991 national Annual Meeting of AADE, is a past President of the Maryland Association of Diabetes Educators (MD-ADE), and has served on numerous MD-ADE committees. Throughout her distinguished career, Karen has published and presented extensively to both healthcare professional and consumer audiences on various diabetes and nutrition-related topics. She had dedicated her career to the field of nutrition and diabetes.

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