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Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


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Featured Post:

  • Should Time in Range Replace Hemoglobin A1C?

    Nov 23, 2020
    A person could spend a ton of time in hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, and achieve an A1C in target range. Likely, the person would not feel well and not be achieving good clinical outcomes. Diana Isaacs presents the case for using time in range (TIR) as a key metric in determining glucose management.

Previous Posts:

  • Diabetes Management Success Isn’t Always Attainable: A Discussion Guide for Technology-Focused Solutions

    Nov 13, 2020
    Many people living with diabetes wish they could find easier ways to track their insulin and how it affects their glucose levels. In fact, a recent national survey found that 65 percent of respondents living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes who take insulin feel they are doing everything possible to manage their diabetes, while at the same time, 67 percent feel guilty about not doing a better job. Lorena Drago RD, MS, CDN, CDCES, presents a case study illustrating this point in one of her clients and shares new resources available to diabetes care and education specialists to discuss solutions to improve diabetes management.
  • Seeing the Way to Better Health: Integrating Vision and Eye Health into Diabetes Programs

    Nov 09, 2020
    It is critical for individuals living with diabetes to learn about the importance of eye health from their diabetes prevention and management programs. Programs can integrate eye health promotion messages and strategies in the ways listed here in this blog.



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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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