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.
Barbara Walz encourages fellow diabetes educators to be a catalyst for change and improvement in their work, using what they learned from AADE16.
At its annual conference last week in San Diego, the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) honored several individuals for their achievements in diabetes education.
Crystal Broj has been named the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, CTIO, for the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Broj was formerly the Information Technology Business Analyst Manager at Zurich Insurance and comes to AADE with more than two decades of experience in building and fostering new technologies.
Carla Cox was able to learn a great deal about diabetes camps in different states from the COI Networking Reception at AADE16. What should COI's do to connect diabetes educators with similar interests?
People with diabetes can and should consider their entire approach to eating, rather than just counting carbs or measuring specific portions, an expert told an audience of diabetes educators, at the American Association of Diabetes Educators national conference in San Diego this week.
Regulating and maintaining healthy sleep habits may be a key to the successful management of diabetes, an expert told an audience of diabetes educators this week at the annual conference of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Karen Kemmis is making her final preparations for AADE16! What does your checklist look like?
Read about the medication and treatment highlights from the ADA Scientific Sessions from Barbara Walz's time at the conference.
Carla Cox wonders how diabetes educators' roles will change along with new diabetes care technology that emerges, like the artificial pancreas.