Mar 28, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on March 23 that the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) would be eligible for Medicare expansion this summer when the Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2017 is released. The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is one of the leading participants in the NDPP.
Mar 21, 2016
A new report published online today by the journal Diabetes Care finds that the federal government’s competitive bidding program for diabetes testing equipment and supplies has led to increases in in-patient hospital stays, higher costs and rates of death, due to patients who were not receiving appropriate testing supplies.
Feb 04, 2016
Adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have heart disease or a stroke than adults without diabetes. There’s a big link between diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
Jan 25, 2016
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) released its 2016 – 2018 Strategic Plan, defining priorities for the organization comprised of healthcare professionals who engage with people who have or are at risk for diabetes to improve their quality of life through management and education.
Jan 05, 2016
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is urging people with diabetes to take steps, literally, to more successfully manage their diabetes this year. AADE is presenting five tips that will help people with diabetes lower their A1C, a key measure of blood glucose control.
Dec 09, 2015
Data in a study published today in the Patient Education & Counseling Journal demonstrates that when added to usual diabetes care, diabetes self-management education (DSME) improves blood glucose control, equating to a reduction in A1C of nearly 0.6% compared with usual care alone.