Fall and winter bring back school, cooler temperatures, football and holidays. While you may look forward to many of these things, one visitor that you don’t want is the flu. Luckily vaccines are a way to avoid the flu and other terrible illnesses. Don’t risk serious illness or even death — get a vaccine check-up and ask about the important vaccines covered in our latest blog post.
There is so much information about diabetes published on a daily, even weekly basis, that reviewing and digesting it for clinical application can become overwhelming. You may have access to a wealth of information, but how do you keep up with it in a way that makes sense for your own practice? Jennifer Clements shares her 4 tips for staying current on diabetes literature.
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.