Tips for Clinicians Helping People with Diabetes

Managing diabetes can be an ongoing challenge for millions of people. During this Diabetes Awareness Month, we asked a few of our VMS BioMarketing Certified Diabetes Educators® to answer three questions about helping people with diabetes. READ MORE

From Worrier to Warrior: The Positive Proof of Telephonic Nurse Education

Kate* suffered for years from chronic pain, and more recently it began affecting her everyday life. She was only in her early 30s; however, her body was not cooperating, and she was unable to do the normal daily activities she once found so easy. The little things like...


Psoriasis Awareness Month: It’s Not Just the Skin

As we wrap up Psoriasis Awareness Month this August, it’s a great opportunity to offer a few important facts about the disease.

Psoriasis is a genetic skin disease where your immune system causes your skin cells to reproduce too quickly. Whereas a normal skin cell...


What is the best diet?

Here's what a VMS Clinical Nurse Educator has to say on the subject.

By Susan Cuellar, BSN, RN, CDE, CHC

What do you recommend to your patients when they ask you, “What is the best diet”?  “Should I try the keto...


From Nurse to Educator: Tips for Making the Transition from Bedside Nurse to Nurse Educator

By Mary Schmalfeldt, RN, Clinical Nurse Educator, VMS BioMarketing

As a nurse, you play many roles in healthcare, but one of the most lasting and impactful roles is that of a patient educator. After years of working solely with face-to-face communication...


Connecting with the Newly Diagnosed Patient

By Lori Gudat RN, FNP-C, CDE
VMS BioMarketing Clinical Nurse Educator

When meeting with newly diagnosed patients for the first time, it is very important to first assess where they are emotionally. If patients have fears about the diagnosis or...