Course Description

Living well with diabetes means taking care of your whole body. Learn how to prevent complications by having a plan and how to implement simple changes to put you in charge of your diabetes and your health.

CEO of Nutrition and Health Works, LLC

Juanita Weaver-Reiss MBA MPH RD LD CDCES CLT

Juanita Weaver-Reiss is a dietitian and a coach with 29 years of experience in the field of nutrition. She provides practical "hands on" tools and practical information to make needed changes. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Introduction

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Targets to know

    • Why it is important for you to know your lab results

    • Test your learning

    • Worksheet for monitoring lab results

  • 3

    Understanding the A1C

    • What is my A1C?

    • Estimated A1C

    • Limitations of the A1C - Part 1

    • Another limitation of the A1C

    • Worksheet for understanding your A1C

    • Estimated A1C and Estimated Average Glucose

  • 4

    Time in Range - Another way to manage diabetes

    • Time in Range (TIR) - Another way to manage your diabetes

    • Time in Range

    • Resources for Time in Range

    • Understanding Time in Range

  • 5

    Manage and reduce your heart risk - Blood pressure, cholesterol and more

    • Cholesterol targets

    • Diabetes and preventing heart risks

    • Blood pressure

    • Targets for blood pressure

    • Blood pressure information and target worksheet

    • Food choices and heart health

    • Actions steps to protect your heart

    • Food worksheet

    • Social connections and your health

    • Social connections and diabetes

    • Social connections worksheet

    • Stress and heart health

    • Ways to reduce stress

    • stress management worksheet

    • Activity benefits

    • Activity guidelines

    • Activity Worksheet

  • 6

    Kidney health

    • Kidney health

    • Kidney heath and diabetes Worksheet

  • 7

    Reducing risk from neuropathy

    • Diabetes and neuropathy

    • Activity Worksheet

  • 8

    Diabetes body care - Eyes, teeth, and feet

    • Eye health

    • Eye heath and diabetes Worksheet

    • Dental health

    • Dental heath and diabetes Worksheet

    • Steps to foot care

    • foot worksheet

  • 9

    Goal setting and wrapup

    • SMART goals

    • Writing Goals to be Successful

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...