Recorded Programs from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program

Stanford registered dietitians, certified diabetes care and education specialists, and doctors presenting on wellness topics

Recent Talks

The Stanford Diabetes Care program offers comprehensive care for people with all types of diabetes to help manage this chronic condition over the long term. Our program is certified by the American Diabetes Association and supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Your diabetes care team will work with you and a team of specialists to develop a personalized treatment plan for diabetes and any potential complications.

Mini Talks with Experts from Stanford's Diabetes Care Program

The Diabetes Care Program and Stanford Health Library are excited to launch our first series of mini-talks - 12 talks that are 10 minutes or less. Whether you are living with diabetes, have prediabetes, or just want more health information, the mini-talks will be informative for all. Hear from clinical nurse specialists, registered dietitians, endocrinologists, research specialists, and certified diabetes care and education specialists.

Diabetes Prevention Program at Stanford
Leah Groppo, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDCES


Nutrition Facts Label & Carbs 
Jessica Shipley, MS, RD, CDCES


Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
Sun Kim, MD, MS


What's New in Diabetes Technology
Marina Basina, MD



Prediabetes
Leah Groppo, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDCES


Foods, Meds, and Stress - Impact on Blood Sugars
Kathleen Judge, ACNS-BC, CDCES


Diabetes Burnout
Anna Simos, MPH, MS, CDCES, CPT


 Avoiding Diabetes-Related Hospitalization
Loice Ongwela, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CDCES



Sugar Substitutes
Elaine Hon, MS, RD, CDCES


Mindful Eating
Catherine Hu, MS, RD, CDCES


CGM Interpretation & Treatment Decisions
Marina Basina, MD


 Participating in Diabetes Clinical Research
Sharon Pneh



Let’s Count Carbs

Leah discusses how to carb count and breaks carb counting down into a 3-step process. She also discusses foods that can be more tricky to count. 

 

Speaker

Leah Groppo, RD, MS, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Clinical Dietitian in Stanford’s Endocrinology Clinic and Diabetes Care Program.

Gut Health and Diabetes

Learn how to promote a healthy gut microbiome and optimize glycemic control. Elaine Hon, MS, RD, CDCES, focuses on different types of fiber, their role in gut health, and dietary sources of probiotics and prebiotics.

 

Speaker

Elaine Hon, MS, RD, CDCES, is a registered dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Stanford Health Care.

Fiber: Powering Your Health From Within

Leah Groppo, registered dietitian and diabetes educator, discusses different types of dietary fiber, its benefits, and shares tips to increase fiber in your diet.

 

Speaker

Leah Groppo, RD, MS, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Clinical Dietitian in Stanford’s Endocrinology Clinic and Diabetes Care Program.

Exploring Useful Diabetes Apps

Nancy Shin, PharmD, CDCES, provides a detailed look at a variety of diabetes apps including nutrition, glucose monitoring and health trackers. Explore and learn how technology can help you manage your diabetes.

 

Speaker

Nancy Shin, PharmD, CDCES, is an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist at Stanford Health Care

 

Medication Cost Savings for Diabetes

Medication costs are on the rise and co-insurance and copays are costly. Discover ways you can save on medication costs.

 

Speaker

Janille Miranda, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist at Stanford Health Care

An Endocrinologist’s Perspective on Prediabetes Care

Learn best care practices on how to manage, navigate, and prevent prediabetes from turning into diabetes.

 

Speaker

Marina Basina, MD, Clinical Professor, Medicine - Endocrinology, Gerontology, & Metabolism, Stanford University School of Medicine

The Benefits of Plant-Based Proteins

Alex Regalado, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, talks about the benefits of plant-based eating and demonstrates three easy, flexible, tasty and fancy recipes. Enjoy!

 

Speaker

Alex Regalado, Clinical Dietitian at Stanford Health Care 

-Mushroom & Lentil Bolognese
-Mashed Chickpea Salad
-Date-Sweetened Chocolate Pudding

Diabetes Technology

Michael Blyumin, PharmD, CDCES, discusses technologies for glucose monitoring and medication delivery.

 

Speaker

Michael Blyumin, PharmD, CDCES, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Stanford Health Care

Food Psychology

Catherine Hu, Registered Dietitian, explores the mind-food connection, shedding light on how our thoughts, emotions, genetics, and environment impact our eating habits. Discover insights and practical strategies for achieving healthier, more mindful nutrition.

 

Speaker

Catherine Hu, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Stanford Health Care

Yoga for Diabetes

Join along with Tracy Taylor, RDN, CDCES, CYT, ACE-GFI, as she shares how to create a healthier body and mind through yoga. She will lead you through a yoga session with varying modifications for individuals of all levels.

 

Speaker

Tracy Taylor, RDN, CDCES, CYT, ACE-GFI, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Stanford Medicine Partners.

Garden Harvest Cooking with Zucchini

Zucchinis can do it all - great for appetizers, sides, and the main dish! Leah Groppo, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDCES, will show you how to make her family’s favorite recipes using zucchini fresh from the garden.

 

Speaker

Leah Groppo, RD, MS, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Clinical Dietitian in Stanford’s Endocrinology Clinic and Diabetes Care Program.

-Zucchini with tomatoes
-Fresh zuccchini salad
-Grilled zucchini
-Roasted zucchini

Garden Harvest Cooking with Cucumbers

Leah Groppo, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDCES, demonstrates how to use garden cucumbers in three refreshing summer recipes. She is joined by Julie Chen, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor in endocrinology at Stanford Medicine.

 

Speakers

Leah Groppo, RD, MS, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Clinical Dietitian in Stanford’s Endocrinology Clinic and Diabetes Care Program.

Julie Chen, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Endocrinology at Stanford Medicine.

-Sesame smashed cucumbers
-Cucumber tomato salad
-Garlic chili oil cucumbers

Garden Harvest Cooking with Tomatoes

Homegrown tomatoes are so tasty and full of flavor. Leah Groppo, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDCES, demonstrates three ways she uses her garden tomatoes. Get the same robust flavor from fresh tomatoes at your local grocery store or farmers market.

 

Speaker

Leah Groppo, RD, MS, BC-ADM, CDCES, is a Clinical Dietitian in Stanford’s Endocrinology Clinic and Diabetes Care Program.

-Family favorite tomato sauce
-Tomato with feta 
-Tomato sauce

Not Your Average Salads

Jessica shows us how to prepare three salads that are full of texture and flavor. Definitely not your average salad!

 

Speaker

Jessica Shipley, RD, MS, CDCES, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Stanford Health Care

-Fresh Greek Salad
-Quinoa Power Salad
-Mediterranean Cabbage Salad

Traveling with Diabetes

Traveling with diabetes can be challenging, but with careful planning, it can be comfortable and safe. Nancy Shin, Pharm.D., CDCES, shares tips for planning ahead and being prepared while you’re away from home.

 

Speaker

Nancy Shin, Clinical Pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at Stanford Health Care

Cooking and Measuring Healthy Portions of Carbs

Andrea Wolf, RD, shares tips on measuring out healthy portions of carbs that will leave you feeling satisfied.

 

Speaker

Andrea Wolf, RD, Registered Dietitian at Stanford Health Care

The Impact of Exercise on Blood Glucose

Marina Basina, MD, explores the impact exercise has on blood glucose and the reason why blood glucose fluctuates both during and after exercise. Learn how to prevent low blood glucose and also how to use exercise as a tool to decrease and stabilize it.

 

Speaker

Marina Basina, MD, Clinical Professor, Medicine - Endocrinology, Gerontology, & Metabolism, Stanford University School of Medicine


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