Diabetes educators are familiar with the importance of self-care behaviors in reducing risks and complications associated with diabetes, but how often are vaccinations mentioned in these discussions? The regular maintenance of vaccines is particularly important for people with diabetes as they are at an increased risk for health problems and complications from vaccine-preventable diseases. Learn more about 5 key vaccines for people with diabetes.
Have you "dipped your toes" and logged into DANA yet? Maybe you haven’t had the chance yet. President-elect Karen Kemmis summarizes why you should get over to DANA as soon as possible in this quick read.
Diabetes educators find opportunities to educate people about diabetes in the unlikeliest of places. Read about Carla's recent opportunity to educate a family in the great outdoors.
Molly McElwee-Malloy had always hoped for a resource that makes the ever-changing world of diabetes technology more accessible and manageable. DANA has turned that hope into reality. Hear her thoughts on this amazing new member benefit.
Family illness has landed Barbara Walz in the waiting rooms of healthcare systems over the past few weeks. The experience has been an enlightening one, providing insight into how the ever-evolving arena of diabetes healthcare sometimes leaves people with diabetes in the dark.