Hurricane season begins June 1. In this piece, three diabetes educators' share their experience leading up to and after Hurricane Harvey. Read on to learn more about diabetes emergency preparedness and access AADE's new disaster planning tools.
Molly McElwee-Malloy is a strong proponent of getting new people and fresh perspectives into the diabetes space. She shares the story of her friend's recent decision to enter diabetes education and hopes this piece will motivate you to invite and involve your own friends.
Advocacy pays off! Karen follows up on her last blog post about advocacy for national diabetes funding and introduces legislation for diabetes education that will soon need your support.
Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN recognizes the changing face of diabetes in the U.S. Increasing rates of diabetes in minority populations highlight the importance of diabetes educators' ability to provide culturally competent care. Here she shares the steps AADE is taking towards shortening the cultural distance between persons with diabetes and their healthcare provider.
AADE President Donna Ryan responds to a an article recently published in the New York Times criticizing the cost associated with a proven diabetes intervention tool.