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.
When Associate Professor Jennifer Clements updates course materials for her students, she learns about new diabetes management medications herself. Here she shares an overview of a recently FDA-approved SGLT-2 inhibitor.
Guest blogger Timika Chambers recognizes the stress our livers endure in the modern age of indulgent, undernourished, and sedentary lifestyles. Here she shares some key topics diabetes educators can discuss with clients to promote better liver health.
In Barbara Walz's many years as a certified diabetes educator, she has become very familiar with the interruptions and challenges of work that sometimes encroach on the provider-patient relationship. In this piece, Barbara shares the guiding principles that keep her grounded and engaged at work.