April is National Minority Health Month, which marks an opportune time to reflect on health disparities among the PWDs you serve and how to address them. Blogger Timika Chambers shares six things diabetes educators can do to help close the gaps in health disparities minorities face.
The boundaries across therapeutic interventions are blurring as we manage diabetes and its cardiovascular comorbidities. Increasingly, diabetes educators are addressing cardiovascular health in our persons with diabetes. But what is driving this intertwining of metabolic and cardiovascular conditions?
Take advantage of the opportunities available within AADE to present data and results related to diabetes education and management, like the late breaking research sessions at AADE19! Learn more about how to submit and which topics are welcome.
With Ramadan starting on May 5, it’s important that diabetes educators understand how to support individuals with diabetes who choose to fast. Learn how to support people with diabetes during Ramadan and AADE's new tip sheets.
Behavioral health is a foundation of diabetes management. We can have the best medications and technology, but if someone is not in an emotional place to utilize those resources appropriately, then their availability will not matter. Behavioral health simply cannot be ignored, which is why it is a pillar for the vision of the specialty.