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Diabetes Clinical Intensive

Treatment Pearls You Can Use Tomorrow!
Mona Morstein, ND

Saturday, November 8, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 9, 2014, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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The American Diabetes Association reports 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3 percent of the population, had diabetes in 2012, including 1.7 million new diagnoses. In addition, 86 million Americans age 20 and older had pre-diabetes. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States (2010) and is estimated to cost over $245 billion annually, including medical expenses and lost productivity (2012).1

Become a comprehensive and effective physician for all types of diabetic patients! NCNM welcomes leading naturopathic expert on diabetes, Dr. Mona Morstein, for an intensive weekend filled with easy-to implement clinical pearls. She will walk through step-by-step how to treat and manage Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic patients, from diagnosis to treatment, as well as ongoing management.   

  • Key information to collect in the initial visit, including important questions, to help you manage the patient better and also demonstrate your expertise.   

  • Methodology of office visits: what to do on first, second and follow-up visits

  • Physical exams to do in office, especially before treatment begins

  • Labs to order in the beginning and in follow-ups, and interpreting various findings

  • When to treat immediately, when to wait and see what the protocol corrects.

  • Dietary approach: which are most effective for patients. Managing non-compliant patients.

  • Oral medications: which you should be comfortable prescribing, which should you not prescribe, and which to use last and remove first, when possible.

  • Injectable non-insulin medications: which patients most benefit.

  • Insulin use in Type 2 patients: how to initiate treatment and how to follow up. 

  • Insulin use concerns: Selecting dosages out of all the options, when to add in bolus dosing to Type 2 patients, math calculations. (bonus: which phone app to ask patients to download)

  • Insulin pumps: how NDs can make use of pumps, how to direct patients to work with us.  

  • Supplements: which ones are REALLY the good ones; dosing, side-effects (if any), etc.  

  • Case examples from start to finish, demonstrating a variety of common courses, issues, clinical scenarios and outcomes with diabetic patients. Includes troubleshooting pitfalls and complications  

If you wish to ‘know’ diabetes and how to be a comprehensive, safe, and effective naturopathic physician seeing diabetic patients, this is the seminar for you!

1. http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/statistics/


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    CE Information: 12.5 CEUs approved by OBNM to include 4.75 Pharmacy

 

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About Dr. Morstein

Dr. Mona Morstein has been a naturopathic doctor for 24 years. She earned a Summa Cum Laude BS in Foods and Nutrition from ASU in 1984 and graduated from National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1988, where she was class speaker at graduation, followed by a year’s residency at NCNM in Family Practice.

Dr. Morstein is considered an expert on obesity, pre-diabetes / insulin resistance, all types of diabetes, and also gastroenterological conditions. She treats hormonal conditions, including thyroid, adrenal, PCOS and bioidentical hormone prescription. She has spoken internationally on diabetes, and has been interviewed on CNBC nationally on using alternative medicine to treat Type 2 diabetes. She has also lectured on nutrition and gastroenterological conditions. She has written numerous articles on diabetes, and is one of a handful of naturopathic physicians who has the skill to correctly prescribe and monitor insulin for all patients.

Dr. Morstein runs a general family practice, seeing patients of all demographics. She is experienced with treating common ailments which plague so many people in Western Civilization: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, headaches, arthritis, asthma, auto-immune diseases, fatigue, depression, anxiety, etc.