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  1. Ideal diabetic diet?
    I have my personal opinions on this and ONLY anecdotal evidence to support (using myself as a guinea pig). The best "control"/hgba1c I ever achieved after many years of living with type 1 diabetes...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  2. NPs specializing in endocrinology?
    I am very interested in returning to get my Master's in Nursing so that I can specialize in endocrinology as well. I'm not sure whether FNP versus ACNP would be better, depends perhaps on whether you...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Outpatient HF Management Resources
    Any CE's, preferably free?
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  4. Outpatient HF Management Resources
    Hello, I'm a RN working at an education-based Diabetes Clinic. We mainly see GDM, type 1, type 2, pre-diabetes, obesity, and failure to thrive. However, we're in the middle of changing over to a...
    Sep 26, '14
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  5. Humalog only, no background
    Patient has had DM type 2 since 1998. About 239lb, 5'8". Severe muscular atrophy, wheelchair bound, difficulty raising hands above head, some issues with dexterity but takes most of his injections...
    Aug 12, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  6. Looking for NP/MD mentor in DC/MD/VA
    I have been a RN in DC for over two years now and I've been working as a Diabetes Nurse Educator in northern VA since February. I'm currently accumulating my hours to become a CDE. I'm interested...
    Jul 30, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  7. Gestational Diabetes Treatment
    I'm receiving conflicting information on the standard, safest medication treatment for a woman diagnosed with gestational diabetes (GDM) whose blood glucose is not being controlled with...
    Apr 9, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  8. Certified Diabetes Educator
    Hi there! I recently started a new job as a Diabetes Nurse Educator and I love it. I'm not a CDE yet but I'm working on it. To sit for the exam, you need to have documentation of 1,000 contacts...
    Apr 9, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  9. RN CDE: What to expect
    Wonderful! I was offered the job and I start in a few weeks! I'm so excited. I've been reading a bunch and getting some more CEU's through the AADE website. I had just downloaded the ADA Diabetes...
    Feb 7, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  10. IV clinics for hangovers
    I've thought about this too! It would be awesome if you could make house calls though.
    Jan 30, '14
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  11. Any nurse bloggers?
    I blog too! PM me if you'd like.
    Jan 30, '14
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  12. Nurse to patient ratio?
    30 bed med-surg unit, always full. 1:5-6 on nights. 1:4-5 on days. 0-3 techs on day shift (0 I've only seen on a weekend). 0-2 techs on nights.
    Jan 30, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. RN CDE: What to expect
    I've interviewed for a CDE RN position but have not been offered anything yet. I'm not a current CDE. I have worked as an acute care RN for approximately a year and a half. I have type 1 diabetes as...
    Jan 30, '14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  14. What do you love about the ICU?
    This all sounds so wonderful to me! I got a call about a Surgical/Transplant ICU position and I'm so hopeful that it'll be the right fit. I've been interested in critical care for a while I...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. Pulling out the trach
    Hey! What do you do if your patient pulls out his/her trach (not on a vent)? The whole thing? Thanks!
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  16. Peg Leg
    I loved this story and wanted to share it. It really illustrates the strength of the human spirit and the importance of humor in a dark world. My patient's leg had been severely damaged a few...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Tiny success
    Somehow I got a very disgruntled, rude, completely A&Ox4 84-year-old patient (no history of dementia) who had called one of my favorite coworkers a "STUPID girl" who didn't "know the difference...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Books/resources for CDE interview?
    No, I'm currently an adult med-surg nurse (specialty in post renal transplant) so I care for a lot of individuals with insulin-dependent, steroid-induced diabetes and of course plenty of type 2...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  19. Books/resources for CDE interview?
    I have an upcoming interview for a pediatric Certified Diabetes Educator position. Any good book suggestions or other resources I can read up on before the interview? Thanks!
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  20. A good day for nursing
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  21. Artificial Pancreas Research
    I've been a medical-surgical nurse for a year now and I'm very interested in getting involved in diabetes research, specifically artificial pancreas research. But I'm open to anything! My question...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Research Nursing
  22. Best advice for dealing with the ups and downs
    Thank you for your kind words! I'm going to just keep swimming...I can't imagine doing anything else with my life...I hope I will find the right fit soon.
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. Best advice for dealing with the ups and downs
    I've been reading over a lot of posts on this thread and I'm glad to see I'm not alone in my feelings of anxiety, being overwhelmed, stressed, doubtful, unsupported, like a failure, etc. I've been...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  24. "A Day In the Life of Nurse Eye Roll'
    I LOVE IT!
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. I just wanted to SCREAM
    Haha I know, right?!
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations

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