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Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


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Keep up with the latest innovations and expertise in diabetes care technology. 


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We offer in-person and online events at the national, state, and local levels to help you meet your continuing education goals.
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Education & Events

  • Mar

    Building Your Diabetes Prevention Program: Online

    Master the basics of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), CDC recognition standards and the reimbursement landscape (including the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program benefit) to successfully implement the National DPP in your practice. This three-day, six-hour online training will lay the groundwork and provide tools and resources to build, scale and sustain your program.

  • Apr

    Motivational Interviewing: Online

    Dive into motivational interviewing (MI) and build the person-centered skills required to facilitate effective individual and group conversations around goal-setting and behavior change for participants in national diabetes prevention program (DPP) lifestyle change programs.


Perspectives on Diabetes Care

Featured Post:

  • Leverage CGM Technology in Your Practice With the New Personal CGM Playbook

    Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology
    Mar 01, 2021
    Personal continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) can be a life-changing tool for people with diabetes, but unfortunately many who could benefit from it do not have access. The Personal CGM Playbook is a new resource that can help you increase access to this valuable tool. Read this blog post from ADCES and the American Pharmacists Association to learn more about the playbook and its significance for pharmacists and diabetes care and education specialists.

Previous Posts:

  • Empowering the Marshallese Community in Managing Type 2 Diabetes

    Jan 04, 2021
    New research shows tailoring diabetes education to meet cultural needs can significantly improve blood sugar levels in Marshallese people with type 2 diabetes. Learn more in this guest blog post from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
  • COVID-19 Vaccine - A Vaccine of Hope

    Dec 30, 2020
    ADCES member Katherine O’Neal shares why the COVID-19 offers hope for the future and a critical step to ending the pandemic. Learn more about the vaccines and access more COVID-19 vaccine facts in this blog post.
  • Why Get Vaccinated With the COVID-19 Vaccine?

    Dec 30, 2020
    Diabetes care and education specialist Lucille Hughes DNP, MSN/Ed, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES shares her reasons for getting the COVID-19 vaccine and the impact it has on her clients, colleagues and family members.



Connect With ADCES

ADCES Connect is designed to help members learn more about what's going on at the local and state levels, and in the industry. State Coordinating Bodies (CBs), Local Networking Groups (LNGs), and Communities of Interest (COIs) all utilize this community platform to create better member access for peer-to-peer professional development.

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