Recent News Releases
March 30, 2015: Legislation Introduced that Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes
AADE announced today the introduction of HR 1726, the Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
March 2, 2015: AADE and Tate & Lyle Collaborate on Educator Resources
AADE and Tate & Lyle today announced a multi-year partnership to build clinician awareness and knowledge around the use of allulose in the management of diabetes.
February 3, 2015: Survey demonstrates that suppliers in Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program for Insulin Pumps are not providing products as mandated by law
“This failure to comply with the program results in limited access to necessary equipment for people with diabetes...."
January 20, 2015: Survey Shows Many People With Diabetes Are Uncertain About How to Properly Manage Hypoglycemia
Further education about hypoglycemia and routinely monitoring blood glucose levels is needed.
November 25, 2014: National Diabetes Education Program Releases Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care; Recognizes Importance of DSME
A new set of 10 clinically useful principles highlighting areas of agreement in diabetes management and prevention, including the scope and standards for diabetes educators from AADE...
November 21, 2014: Even When Covered by Private Insurance, Diabetes Education Utilization Rates Remain Low, Creating Health Concerns
Even among those with private insurance, participation in diabetes self-management training (DSMT) remains low...
November 6, 2014: Barriers Remain in Educating People with Diabetes of Their Increased Hepatitis B Risk
Three years after CDC recommendations, vaccination rates still low.
November 3, 2014: Diabetes Education Week to be Marked by Series of Social Media Initiatives Led by AADE
The initiatives will call attention to the important role diabetes educators play in helping people with diabete manage their condition.
August 8, 2014: Diabetes Education Improves Health, Quality of Life
AADE14 Education Coverage: Diabetes education results in better outcomes.
August 6, 2014: Mindfulness Training Benefits U.S. Veterans with Diabetes
AADE14 Education Coverage: Program helped to decrease diabetes-related distress, lower blood sugar.
AADE14 Education Coverage: Study shows decreased anxiety, lower blood sugar levels.
August 6, 2014: AADE Expands HealthSlate™ Program
All AADE members can how acquire diabetes educator tablet and have the ability to own content and download their own apps.
August 6, 2014: AADE Announces Award Winners at 2014 Conference
Awards included Lifetime Achievement Award, Distinguished Service Award and Diabetes Educator of the Year.
June 10, 2014: AADE Supports FDA Rules That Would Make Diabetes Testing Supplies More Dependable and Accurate
AADE has filed a comment letter with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), supportive of the agency’s goal of increasing the accuracy and dependability of over-the-counter diabetes testing supplies and equipment.
Collins: We Know The Huge Difference That Diabetes Educators’ Efforts Can Make
AADE: Administrative Fix to Medicare Would Allow More People to Receive Diabetes Education and Generate Overall Healthcare Savings
January 21, 2014: Research Highlights the Need to Ensure Accuracy And Patient Choice of Diabetes Testing Supplies
Two new surveys conducted by the American Association of Diabetes Educators demonstrate once again the need for the healthcare, insurance, and diabetes educator communities to ensure that people with diabetes are using meters that are appropriate for their individual needs – and are accurate.
December 20, 2013: New AADE Officers and Board Take Office
AADE announces the new members of the 2014 AADE Board of Directors.
September 23, 2013: Philadelphia-area Resident Named American Association of Diabetes Educators’ 2014 Educator of the Year
AADE announces the selection of Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, as the recipient of the 2014 Diabetes Educator of the Year award.
Four-Year Program Will Evaluate Effectiveness of Diabetes Self-Management Support In Underserved Populations.
August 7, 2013: Mobile App Provides New Opportunities for People With Diabetes To Improve Their Health
Tool for Apple and Droid devices is unveiled at the AADE Annual Meeting.
August 7, 2013: AADE and A to Z Health Create AADE HealthSlate: A Tablet Computer Specifically Designed for Diabetes Educators
Complementary tablet provided to all AADE members attending 2013 Annual Meeting.
April 1, 2013: Managing the Diabetes Epidemic Through Education
Diabetes educators from across the country will convene in Philadelphia August 7-10 to address the ways that patient education and self-management of diabetes can reduce health care expenditures and positively impact the public health.
Physicians will be able to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This year marks the first time that CME will be available for physicians at AADE’s meeting, which is being held August 7-10 in Philadelphia.
National Diabetes Education Week, which runs through November 10, raises awareness of the role that diabetes educators play in helping patients self-manage the disease and reduce healthcare expenses.
October 10, 2012: American Association of Diabetes Educators Receives Grant from the CDC for National Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand diabetes prevention programming.
August 3, 2012: Honors in the Field of Diabetes Education Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators
Joanne Rinker, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, was named Diabetes Educator of the Year this week at the AADE Annual Meeting.
July 17, 2012:
Charles Macfarlane Named Chief Executive Officer of the
of Diabetes Educators
AADE announced today that Charles Macfarlane has been named Chief Executive Officer effective September 3, 2012.
May 23, 2012: National Conference to Address the Role of Diabetes Education in Improving the Health of the Nation
More Than 6,000 Expected to Attend the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, August 1-4, 2012.
February 3, 2012: AADE names David Westman Interim CEO
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) announced today that David Westman, MBA, CAE, CPA, has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer effective February 6, 2012.