Blindness & Diabetes Webinar: Dexcom and FreeStyle Libre

Thank you everyone who attended and participated in our Blindness and Diabetes Webinar about Dexcom and FreeStyle Libre! We especially want to thank Abigail “Abbie” Chesterson from the Diabetes Education Center at Penn Medicine – University of Pennsylvania Health System. Below is the recording and below that are links to the devices mentioned in the webinar.

Link to the Blindness and Diabetes Webinar - Dexcom and FreeStyle Libre recording

Abigail “Abbie” Chesterson is the Director of the Diabetes Education Center at Penn Medicine – University of Pennsylvania Health System. Abbie grew up outside of Philadelphia and studied Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University. After graduating, she completed her Dietetic Internship with the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL. After working for a few years as a Registered Dietitian in Washington, D.C., Abbie decided to pursue her Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) certificate. She has experience working with three hospital diabetes programs, in both the hospital-based Diabetes Education Center and in the primary care provider’s office. In recent years, Abbie has represented newer Diabetes Educators as a member of various task forces with the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education. She enjoys working with patients with all types of diabetes and enjoys bringing her nutrition expertise to the diabetes world.