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  • 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.

  • Traveling With Type 1 Diabetes – 10 Tips Worth Sharing

    By Carla Cox, PhD, RD, CDE, CSSD, FAADE, CPT | Sep 18, 2018

    Extra planning is needed when a person with type 1 diabetes goes on a trip. Carla Cox shares 10 tips and some additional resources to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure.

  • 5 Common Misconceptions When Working with Hispanic People with Diabetes

    By AADE | Sep 12, 2018

    When it comes to Hispanic people with diabetes, many of us can find it particularly difficult to help them achieve their goals. We start asking ourselves: is it a cultural thing? Here are 5 misconceptions you should avoid as you try to get a better understanding.


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