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Contextualizing advanced diabetes devices using the CARES paradigm

Presenter:
Laurel Messer

Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes and University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA

Presenter:
Laurel Messer

Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes and University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA

November 27, 2019
3:00 pm EST

Conference Session Outline

Advanced diabetes devices include low glucose/predictive low glucose suspend insulin pumps, as well as hybrid closed loop and artificial pancreas devices. This seminar will discuss important...

Advanced diabetes devices include low glucose/predictive low glucose suspend insulin pumps, as well as hybrid closed loop and artificial pancreas devices. This seminar will discuss important similarities and differences between devices in order to equip clinicians to engage better with diabetes technology. The CARES paradigm reviews fundamental understanding of how systems CALCULATE insulin delivery, how users can ADJUST settings, when to REVERT to manual programming, how to best EDUCATE users, and pertinent SENSOR/SHARING characteristics

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Presenter Bio

Laurel Messer (RN, MPH, CDE) is a Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator and Senior Instructor at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and the University of Colorado School of...

Laurel Messer (RN, MPH, CDE) is a Registered Nurse, Certified Diabetes Educator and Senior Instructor at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is also a PhD candidate studying factors related to uptake of diabetes technology. Laurel has specialized in the care of children, adolescents, and young adults with Type 1 Diabetes for over 14 years. She currently manages the Pediatric Artificial Pancreas Research program at the BDC, conducting numerous clinical research studies per year related to diabetes technology and innovation. The Pediatric AP team consists of 4 clinical investigators and 7 clinical staff members, and works on federal, non-profit, and industry grants and projects. Laurel is a research co-investigator on 3 grants related to increasing diabetes technology update in adolescent with Type 1 Diabtetes. She lectures and teaches about Type 1 diabetes and diabetes technology at universities, hospitals, and national and international conferences.Laurel has two bachelor degrees, one in Biology from Colorado College, and one in Nursing from Quinipiac University. She also earned her masters degree (MPH) in Publich Health from the Colorado School of Public Health. She is currently finishing her PhD in Nursing from the University of Colorado. Laurel’s PhD dissertation work is examining biopsychosocial factors that predict reliable Continuous Glucose Monitoring use in adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes

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