On September 18, 2018, diabetes research pioneer and icon Lois Jovanovic, MD passed away. Dr. Jovanovic forever changed the area of pregnancy and diabetes by developing protocols that made it possible for women with diabetes to deliver healthy babies.
The Healthy Trucking Association of America, in collaboration with AADE, has been at the forefront of “putting the brakes on diabetes” among drivers. Find out more about the programming and messaging aimed at preventing type 2 diabetes in this profession.
In this blog, we turn our focus to the health of Latinos living in the United States. For those who are new to the U.S. and find themselves adopting new habits, health conditions can be significantly affected. Headlines saying Hispanic and Latino populations have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and other health conditions indicate changes in health can be for the worse.
Obesity and obesity-related conditions continue to threaten the health of families. It is one of the risk factors for pre/diabetes and is a growing issue among adults — and children. No surprise as children often mimic the behaviors of those they admire.
AADE and diabetes educators have been able to push the importance of using neutral, non-judgmental language when talking with or about a person with diabetes. Discover or revisit the videos and media that remind us words matter when talking with or about a person with diabetes.