Marisabel had experienced a lot of chest pain and fatigue for the past month. She finally decided to go to the doctor and was shocked when they told her to go to the emergency room after finding a dangerously high blood glucose result.
Preparing for the transition from adolescence to adulthood with diabetes is something most parents fear and most clinicians are ill-prepared for. Molly McElwee-Malloy shares her thoughts on how diabetes educators can caulk the gap in diabetes care for adolescents.
With the roll-out of DANA in August, AADE has provided diabetes educators with an exciting opportunity to experience “one-stop shopping” to access a comprehensive technology database that offers so much.
People with diabetes may be at an increased risk for bone and joint problems due to poor circulation, obesity and nerve damage. Here are 5 way diabetes educators can promote bone and joint health among people with diabetes.
School life can be tough but living with diabetes adds challenges that many people might not recognize. Understanding these challenges and how to work through them are critical for not just the child and family, but for classmates, school personnel and the diabetes care team.