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Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Prediabetes: How to Initiate Counseling for Adolescents and Young Adults (Part 2)

CE Offered

This second webinar in a two-part series will focus on how family planning and teen pregnancy prevention staff and providers can most effectively support adolescents and young adults with obesity, insulin resistance, and prediabetes. Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, is a certified diabetes care and education specialist and a nutrition expert. Ms. Weisenberger will cover actionable tips and culturally competent strategies for initiating counseling related to obesity and diabetes prevention during discussions of pregnancy prevention or planning. She will review recommendations for addressing obesity and diabetes prevention, with emphasis on evidence-informed, high-impact, low-effort changes that the client deems important and feasible. She will share suggestions for resources, including those that address underlying social and environmental factors.

Speaker(s): Jill Weisenberger MS, RDN, Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist and Author

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain at least two strategies for how to initiate a conversation related to obesity and diabetes prevention during discussions of pregnancy prevention or planning
  2. Describe at least three strategies for addressing obesity and diabetes prevention, with emphasis on high-impact, low-effort changes
  3. Describe at least one strategy for providing client-centered nutritional support that reflects varying individual, cultural, and community characteristics.
  4. Identify at least two recommended resources that could be offered to address social and environmental factors underlying obesity and diabetes

Continuing Education: 1.0 contact hour

This nursing continuing professional development activity has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Activity # RHNTC25

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

In order to receive contact hours for this event, a participant must attend the event in its entirety and submit an evaluation.

No individuals in a position to control content for this activity have any relevant financial relationships to declare.

There is no commercial support being received for this event.