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  • 5 Tips for Hispanic & Latino People with Diabetes who are new to the U.S.

    By AADE | Oct 05, 2018

    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.

  • Breaking the Cycle of Childhood Obesity and Diabetes

    By AADE | Sep 27, 2018

    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.

  • Changing the Conversation: Language Matters

    By Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, FAADE | Sep 24, 2018

    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.

  • AADE Introduces New Practice Paper on Addressing Obesity in Diabetes

    By AADE | Sep 24, 2018

    Spotlight on Obesity Resources
    AADE has combined two previously published practice papers, discussing obesity in diabetes and medications used in weight loss. By combining these practice papers, diabetes educators now have a single resource to reference when educating individuals on the impact of obesity on diabetes and vice versa, diabetes on obesity.

  • Increasing Access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program

    By AADE | Sep 20, 2018

    Raise Your Hand
    A collaboration between UnidosUS and the American Association of Diabetes Educators raises awareness of a national program that improves the health and well-being of Latinos at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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