Navigating the 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Webinar

Credits: 1.5
Course Expiration: January 29, 2023
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE, CBDM
Availability:Currently Available
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Purchase American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy Course (25 CPEs) or American Diabetes Association: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (10 CPEs) and receive this webinar for FREE! Add the course to your shopping cart, and use coupon code: Diabetes to add the free webinar to your order.

Almost 10% of Americans – or over 30 million people – suffer from diabetes, and 1.5 million more are newly diagnosed every year. As the seventh leading cause of death in the US, understanding and navigating the challenges of diabetes is essential for healthcare professionals. RDs play a unique and necessary role in caring for clients with the disease, and therefore it’s imperative they stay current on the latest guidelines and practices in diabetes care.

The annually produced American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes provides benchmark guidelines for patients living with diabetes and the healthcare professionals who care for them.

Join Kathy Warwick, RDN, CDE as she provides a comprehensive review of the ADA’s 2020 guidelines and learn about developments and opportunities for RDNs in diabetes care.

Note: If you purchase the live session, the recording is automatically added to your BDA account.  Please allow up to 2 weeks for us to finalize the recording.  To access the recording, sign into your BDA account at: and choose Webinars.

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After completing this continuing education course the learner should be able to:

  1. Discuss the key revisions of the 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.
  2. Understand and implement the current nutrition care guidelines for adults with diabetes.
  3. Identify opportunities for diabetes self-management education during the continuum of diabetes care.
  4. Explain the roles and opportunities for RDNs in diabetes prevention.

This course is intended for: RDNs, NDTRs, CDEs and CBDMs

CDR Activity Number: Live 152579/ Recorded:153471

Activity Type: 171 Live Webinar/ 175 Recorded Pre-approved CPE

CPE Level: 2

Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes: 3020, 4040, 5190, 5460

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.1, 8.1.5, 8.2.1, 8.3.6

Note: Numerous other Learning Needs Codes and Performance Indicators may apply.


This course has been submitted for approval by the Certifying Board of Dietary Managers (CDBM).

Hours: 1.5 General CE

Approval Number: 165037

Each CDM in attendance will be required to report their CE hours by logging into their online account at

CDMs are to retain a copy of the certificate of completion in the event they are audited.

From CBDM: “All CBDM Prior Approved programs are subjected to the CE hour limitations for a program type as defined by CBDM policy. For more information, please refer to The CBDM Guide to Maintaining your Credential”.

Kathy Warwick, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with 37 years of experience in several areas of dietetics practice. She is owner of Professional Nutrition Consultants, LLC in Madison, Mississippi, providing outpatient diabetes education, long term care consultation, hospice consultation, wellness program services, media communications and medical-legal consultation.  She has served as an expert witness in numerous nursing home and malpractice lawsuits dealing with issues of malnutrition, weight loss, wound healing and diabetes care.

Previous work experience includes home health, outpatient education, hospital nutrition support, public health, nursing home consultation, and teaching college level nutrition classes for nursing majors.  Kathy speaks regularly to medical and professional groups on the subjects of diabetes, various wellness topics, and the role of nutrition in litigation.  She was a speaker for FNCE® 2014 and 2015 and has presented multiple webinars.

Kathy was the past Print Communications Chair for the Diabetes Care and Education DPG of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a Past-President of the Mississippi Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She currently serves as Media Spokesperson for MsAND and has been a medical reviewer and freelance writer for and Medical News Today.  Kathy is also a member of the Coordinating Body for the Mississippi Association of Diabetes Educators, focusing on advocacy and licensure for diabetes educators in Mississippi.



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