Increased access to the internet and social media has allowed individuals across the globe to connect in ways that weren’t previously possible. Vibrant communities have formed that engage users from many backgrounds in information sharing and peer support around a specific topic. But do these bustling online communities offer real health benefits?
There are several new resources available to share with camp health professionals and school nurses that may be less familiar with type 1 diabetes and devices. Diabetes educator Carla Cox shares the educational resources, tip sheets and websites to help address this gap in diabetes-tech knowledge.
Eli Lilly recently announced that they would be introducing a lower priced generic version of Humalog called Insulin Lispro, available at half the price of Humalog. Learn more about the implications of this change and the current political climate that can impact the future of insulin pricing.
AADE Board Member Jan Kavookjian, MBA, PhD, FAPhA offers an overview of the Quadruple Aim and shares why diabetes educators have the skills and expertise to improve not just the outcomes of persons with diabetes, but also the health and success of the healthcare systems that care for them.
AADE Board Member Kellie Rodriguez, MSN, MBA, CDE, puts us at the center of the strategy to elevate the educators' role as integrators for clinical management, education, prevention and support, sharing her experiences with transitioning into a program management role and working in a system that embraces population health.