Recent News Releases

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.

August 7, 2013: AADE Receives $2.25 Million Grant From the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

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.

March 1, 2013: Physicians now eligible to earn CME at the AADE Annual Meeting & Exhibition

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.

November 5, 2012: Diabetes Education Week Focuses Attention On Benefits of Diabetes Self-Management

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 American Association
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.

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