Nursing Grand Rounds | Diabetes Nutrition Therapy

Earn free CE at UW Continuing Nursing Education.


Current nutrition recommendations, carb counting review and strategies for working with your patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

The lecture was recorded July 22, 2013 by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.

This course was reviewed November 19, 2014 and will be available through November 2017.


Photo of Alison Evert, University of Washington.Alison  Evert, MS, RD, CDE
Diabetes Nutrition Educator and Coordinator of Diabetes Education Programs at University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle


What participants found significant—

Loved the Chinet plate assocation with food selection.
I liked the specific examples that she used to highlight the infomation.
The speaker understands what patients need.


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If you would like to receive contact hours for attending this presentation during Live Nursing Grand Rounds or watching the presentation online, please register.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After viewing this nursing grand rounds, you will be better able to:

  • Describe the nutrient that most greatly impacts postprandial blood glucose.
  • Discuss how to determine total grams of carbohydrate on the Nutrition Fact Panel of a food label and the serving size.
  • Discuss the advantages of a basal/bolus insulin plan.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours
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