Diabetes Presentations

This list of presentations is designed to be a resource for people with diabetes, health care professionals, diabetes educators, and students. These presentations can be downloaded but the original authors should be referenced if used elsewhere. Take a look at presentations by:

John Walsh PA, CDE - Physician assistant and diabetes clinical specialist at Advanced Metabolic Care and Research in Escondido, CA. Webmaster of Diabetesnet.com, co-author of Pumping Insulin, Using Insulin, and Stop the Rollercoaster.

Gary Scheiner MS, CDE - Certified diabetes educator and owner and operator of Integrated Diabetes Services, which specializes in intensive blood glucose control and lifestyle intervention for people with diabetes.

Andrea Gasper, MS, PA-C - Physician assistant who provides clinical care at the VA San Diego Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Presentations by John Walsh

Full list of presentations, past and present


Simultaneous Device Wear May Disclose Disparate Continuous Glucose Monitoring Performance
by John Walsh PA CDE and Timothy Bailey MD FACE CPI
Disparate Bolus Recommendations In Insulin Pump Therapy
by John Walsh PA CDE and Timothy Bailey MD FACE CPI
Insulin Pump Settings A Major Source For Insulin Dose Errors
by John Walsh PA CDE, Dariusz Wroblewski PhD, and Timothy S. Bailey MD FACE CPI

Emerging Pumps and CGMs and How To Use Them -
Presentation to Children With Diabetes in Charlotte, NC - September 2010

Web Presentation - PPT Presentation - PDF

Pumps and Sensors Practical Problem Solving
Presentation to Children With Diabetes in Charlotte, NC - September 2010

Web Presentation - PPT Presentation - PDF

Advanced Pump Features And Their Use -
Presentation to Children With Diabetes in La Jolla, CA- Oct 2009

Advanced Pump Features and Their Use provides information on special and future pump features, CGMs, pump settings, pumps for Type 2s, DIA and BOB. Please view the slideshow.

Pumping Basics: Start for Success -
Presentation to Children With Diabetes in La Jolla, CA- Oct 2009

Pumping Basics provides information on reasons to use a pump, who's a candidate, brands and features, CGMs, infusion set choices, pump start and the future of pumping. Please view the slideshow.

Management Tips For Insulin Use -
Presentation to Diabetes Educators in Calgary, Alberta

Management Tips For Insulin Use covers why insulin is needed, what it does, and how to replace it when production is lost in Type 1a and Type 2 diabetes. Discusses long and rapid acting insulins, mixed insulin, insulin pens, use in Type 2 diabetes, causes for lows and highs, and new treatments in using insulin. Please view the slideshow or download a PDF version (2.6 MB) for easy viewing.

Future Insulin Pump Features

We have been developing new ideas for several years to make insulin pumps more helpful to wearers. You can see the full list of proposed insulin pump features as a slideshow or Powerpoint.

Previous Versions: 12/18/08 - Slideshow, PDF

Proposed Insulin Pump Standards

This slideshow presents a preliminary set of Manufacturing Standards For Insulin Pumps designed to improve insulin pump use and medical outcomes. Comments and suggestions on these guidelines are welcomed. Please view the slideshow and step over to our forums and leave your comments. Be patient -- there are 29 proposed features presented over 157 slides.

Previous versions: 12/03/08 (Slideshow or Powerpoint), 11/10/08 (Slideshow or Powerpoint) and 10/10/08 (Slideshow or Powerpoint).

Current & Emerging Technologies In Insulin Pumps & Continuous Monitors - 
May 2008

Learn about new trends in insulin pumps and continuous monitors in this web slideshow or downloadable Powerpoint presentation.

Introduction to Pumping - Starting and Success -
August 2007 at the CWD Conference

Learn how to start pumping the right way with this helpful presentation. View the slideshow or download the Powerpoint Presentation.

Exercise, Pumps, & Continuous Monitors - June 2007 at the DESA Exercise Conference

Get the latest tips and tricks for combining insulin pumps and continuous monitors with your fitness plan from this slideshow or the downloadable Powerpoint presentation.

Insulin Pumps Give Different Bolus Recommendations When BOB Is Large - February 2007

Find out why differences in Bolus on Board calculations are important and when they will occur by viewing the BOB slideshow. You can also download the Powerpoint presentation. Be sure to comment on this presentation or read others' comments in our forums.

Comparison Of The Two Currently Available Continuous Monitors - January 2007

The Dexcom STS and the Paradigm RT continuous monitors are currently available in the U.S. with a prescription. In this study, they are compared head to head while being worn by one person with Type 1 diabetes. Is one monitor better than the other? How close are the monitor readings to the Ultra fingerstick readings? Find out by viewing the comparison slideshow or downloading the Powerpoint presentation. Be sure to comment or read others' comments about this study in our forums.

Smart Pumps & Tomorrow's Intelligent Devices - July 2005

See how classic diabetes devices have improved and will continue to improve in this presentation. View the Slideshow or download the Powerpoint Presentation

Changes In Diabetes Care - September 2004

Learn about the history of insulin pumps in this slideshow

The Super Bolus and the Intelligent BG Alert - September 2004

This slideshow details new insulin pump ideas to improve glucose levels, avoid hypoglycemia, and speed correction of hyperglycemia.

Intelligent Devices - September 2004

This slideshow details the idea of a "Smart Pen" that demonstrates the possibilities for intelligent diabetes devices. You can discuss this device in our forums.

Presentations by Gary Scheiner

Improving Diabetes Control with Accurate Carb Counting

One major advantage of carbohydrate counting is that it can improve your blood glucose levels. This slideshow details the best tips, tricks, and methods to accurately count carb. You can also download the Powerpoint Presentation.

Strategies for Combating After-Meal Highs

Learn how to measure and control after meal blood sugar levels in this helpful slideshow. You can also download the Powerpoint Presentation.

Hypoglycemia: Prevention and Treatment

This slideshow details a number of ways to prevent and treat hypoglycemia. You can also download the Powerpoint Presentation.

Presentations by Andrea Gasper

Pumps and Dosing Software: The Latest Advances
Presented in 2007 at the ADA Diabetes Technology Clinical Focus Meeting

Read about the latest advances in insulin pump and dosing software in this helpful PDF presentation.