Molly McElwee-Malloy has over eight years of experience of volunteering for AADE. She didn't always have mastery of the skills needed for her tasks, but she had the time and the motivation to learn. Learn more about how you too can develop important skills for your career by volunteering your time.
The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) met in Chicago at the end of 2017 to launch a collaborative effort that increases screenings and referrals for people at risk for diabetes. Learn more about the initiative and their presentation this summer at AADE18.
I don’t want to wish a minute of summer away, but I am getting excited for August 17 to 20 when I’ll be at AADE18! It will be here before we know it, so here are 10 recommendations I’d like to share in preparation for Baltimore.
Diabetes educators should regularly be asking their clients if they are up to date on their vaccines. Can you confidently answer “yes” you have discussed all five of the following CDC-recommended vaccines for people with diabetes?
AADE President Donna Ryan wants diabetes educators to underscore the expertise and value they add to diabetes health care. Help build the brand and elevate the profession by voicing these four value-based propositions of diabetes educators wherever you can.