New Journal Issue Focuses on the Cost and Clinical Effectiveness of DSMES
This just out! AADE and the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) collaborated on a joint issue of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management, which highlights the economics of diabetes and the need for more coverage and payment for diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) as well as diabetes prevention. The subscriber base for this publication: Payers.
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If DSME Were a Pill, Would You Prescribe It? An Article Worth Sharing...Widely!
The December issue of Diabetes Care (Diabetes Care 2016 Dec; 39(12): 2101-2107) covered the address Margaret Powers, PhD, RD, CDE, president, Health Care & Education, of the American Diabetes Association, delivered at ADA’s 76th Scientific Sessions this past June.
Annual Conference Update
AADE17: Save the Date
AADE17 is taking over Indianapolis Friday, August 4 – Monday, August 7, 2017. We are hard at work planning every detail to make sure this conference is one for the books.
Share Research at AADE17
The AADE Annual Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit a research abstract to be considered for presentation at AADE17 in Indianapolis. Presenting at the conference is an excellent opportunity for you to share your knowledge, experiences and expertise with the diabetes education community.
Periodically eFYI will feature perspectives from the diabetes community. We are please to present our first contributor.
Understanding Diversity in the Hispanic Community
By: Mila Ferrar, Community and Social Media Manager, Hispanic Market for the Spanish speaking community EstuDiabetes.org, a program of the Diabetes Hands Foundation
Diabetes is an urgent health problem in the Hispanic community, which is disproportionately affected by this chronic disease, compared to other U.S. populations. Increased diabetes research in the Hispanic community; culturally relevant information on diabetes risk factors, symptoms and treatments; and education can help improve the disproportionate burden of diabetes in minority populations and promote health equity.
2017 CORE Concepts® Course Schedule Announced
Plan ahead for the CDE® exam by attending a 2017 CORE Concepts Course. Over three days, instructors will explore the field of diabetes self-management education and support through discussions and interactive case studies.
Taking a Bite Out of Oral Health Problems
Earlier this year, AADE convened a summit sponsored by Colgate to explore opportunities for mitigating the impact of diabetes and oral health issues. There is a well-established bi-directional relationship between oral health and diabetes management; however, most dental health professionals know little about the role or benefit of diabetes educators, and diabetes educators often lack (or under utilize) resources to ensure the oral health of their patients.
It's Time for Some IT Cleaning
By: Crystal Broj, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, AADE
As the year winds down, it's time to start new resolutions and begin thinking about spring cleaning. I challenge you to also do some "IT Cleaning." While this should include clearing the cookie crumbs from your keyboard and wiping the finger prints off your touch screen, here are 10 things you should at least review annually to keep your IT in check.
Refer and Win
With the holidays upon us, who wouldn’t want an extra $200 to spend? Participate in the Year-End Member Referral Contest, and you could win a $200 gift card.