Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


Resources for People Living with Diabetes

Tools and Resources

Quick Guides to Help You Manage Your Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex disease, and there’s much to learn. To help you, ADCES has created a number of resources on different themes that are designed to help navigate issues you may face.

AADE 7 Self Care Behaviors

AADE7 Self-care Behaviors
To help you, diabetes care and education specialists have developed seven key areas to focus on.

Access & Affordability

Affordability Resources

Tools for Healthcare Savings from ADCES and our Partners.

Blood Glucose Monitoring

BGM Check Basics and expert recommendations on self-monitoring of blood glucose.

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease and DiabetesUnderstand the link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Diabetes and Vaccines

Get your yearly vaccine check-up

People living with diabetes are at increased risk of developing serious complications from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Diabetes in Pediatrics

mom, daughter and doctor

A diabetes diagnosis can be traumatizing for any family and lead to questions that they may have never thought about before.

DKA and Sick Days

Find a Diabetes Educator

DKA is a deadly by avoidable complication of type 1 diabetes and occasionally type 2 diabetes.

GLP1 Resources

Hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar, can be a deadly complication for anyone living with diabetes.

Healthy Coping & Diabetes

Mental Health and Diabetes

Resources for dealing with emotions that may arise while managing diabetes.

Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating en Español

Making healthy food choices, understanding portion sizes and learning the best times to eat are central to managing diabetes.

Hypoglycemia Resources

Hypoglycemia is blood sugar of less than 70mg/dl and is a very dangerous complication for people with diabetes. 

Improving Medication Taking

Medication Taking

Resources to help create healthy habits around taking medication.

Insulin Injections

Insulin Injection Resources

Resources on the basics of insulin injection as well as expert tips.

Lifestyle Resources

Lifestyle Resources

Lifestyle resources is a broad category meant to encompass a variety of issues that affect people living with diabetes.

Peer Support

Peer Support

Peer support communities, both online and in-person, can help fill in the gap of continuing support. 


Spanish Language

Spanish Language Resources for Diabetes

Spanish-language resources for diabetes care and education specialists and people with diabetes.

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