Guest blogger Curtis Triplitt returns with an overview of some of the most exciting studies discussed at EASD.
Karen Kemmis recently returned from Weifang, China on a trip to one of their diabetes centers. Learn about her experience throughout her week-long trip.
Carla Cox reviews the current state of continuous glucose monitoring, and the benefits associated with wearing such a device.
Recently, there have been many discussions on the price of insulin. What educational points have you and your patients discussed about recommended and prescribed insulin doses, in light of the recent discourse?
National Diabetes Education Week (November 6 - 12) begins with important focus.
Guest blogger Curtis Triplitt details some of the non diabetes medication related events at the 52nd Annual European Association for the Study of Diabetes in September 2016.
Barbara Walz has a few ideas to help you and your patients keep your holidays healthy. What are you going to do to keep your goals in mind?
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is pleased to see Medicare’s continued focus on ensuring the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) will be a reimbursable benefit starting January 2018, in accordance with the final 2017 Physician Fee Schedule released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Amy Campbell talks health literacy this month and why it's important. What does your facility do to make sure its patients understand the information with which they're presented?
Karen Kemmis is getting ready for National Diabetes Month in November. How will you spread diabetes awareness during the month?
This week Jennifer Clements discusses cholesterol control for people with diabetes, and what questions to think about when addressing statin or non-statin therapies.
Barbara Walz returns to discuss the multiple uses modern medicine has found for the drug Metformin.
Insulin prices have jumped dramatically. Carla Cox opens up the dialogue behind these price hikes, urging us all to work with companies in finding a happy medium without undue burden on patients.
AADE blogger Amy Campbell returns this week with recent research on diabetic retinopathy.
A new original research report from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) shows the impact of the AADE Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP), which help participants lose weight and lead healthier lives to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes by working with a diabetes educator.
In this week's blog, Karen Kemmis focuses on the impact a concussion can have on a person's diabetes self-management. How can you make sure your patients receive the best care after experiencing head trauma?
Healthcare professionals in both the diabetes and dental care arenas need a full understanding about how diabetes and gum disease can adversely affect each other, and should focus on encouraging people with diabetes to maintain proper oral hygiene, according to a new white paper summarizing the findings of a thought leader summit.
The American Association of Diabetes Educators filed public comments on proposals by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover prediabetes education via a Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) and to expand utilization of the diabetes self-management training (DSMT) benefit.
What are your thoughts about concentrated insulin? Are you using them in practice? If so, what types of patients have been switched to these insulins? Share your thoughts.
As another school year rolls around, Carla Cox is helping her school-age patients and their families get ready for school. That means making sure any medical management forms are completed so the child and the school knows how to care for diabetes during the school day.