Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

eFYI Newsletter

Feature Article

Diabetes Prevention Closer to Becoming a Covered Benefit

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently announced that the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) met their standard of a program that increases quality of health while reducing healthcare costs.

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Health Observances and Trending Articles

Stay in the loop and check out this month's trending articles.

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Who to Follow

AADE often partners with different groups related to people with diabetes and diabetes education. Find out who you should follow this month.

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Taking a Bite Out of Oral Health Problems

Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE

AADE recently convened a summit meeting in Chicago, 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.

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New CDC Campaign Cautions Against Sharing Insulin Pens

CDC’s One & Only Campaign aims to ensure patients are protected each and every time they receive a medical injection, including those from insulin pens. In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration issued an alert to healthcare providers that insulin pens are not to be shared. Unfortunately, there continue to be reports of insulin pen sharing, which puts patients at risk of getting blood borne and bacterial illnesses including hepatitis and HIV.

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Annual Conference

Why Wouldn't You Attend AADE16?

If you are interested in cutting edge information on diabetes care and education, why wouldn’t you attend AADE16? This meeting is the only meeting geared specifically towards diabetes educators. Read why Toby Smithson, MS, RDN, LD, CDE is going to the Annual Conference.

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Advocacy Update

We Need Your Voice

The AADE Advocacy Action Center provides federal and state legislative information related to diabetes education, the National Diabetes Prevention Program, medical nutrition therapy, and diabetes self-management training. Learn about the current action alerts.

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Professional Development

Join the "Best of the Best" in Advanced Diabetes Management

The BC-ADM credential recognizes your expertise in advanced diabetes management, while enhancing your career. Read why Lindsey Healey, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM joined this expert group.

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the DSME Workshop in Tampa

Building a diabetes education and prevention program is a challenge. Here are five ways attending the Building Your Diabetes Education and Prevention Program on May 6-7 in Tampa, FL can help you succeed.

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Crash Course in Diabetes Meds

If you’ve ever questioned your knowledge of the various types of medications available to treat diabetes, the Pharmacology Boot Camp will be a great learning opportunity.

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Membership News

Win $200 in Spring Member Referral Contest

Help AADE membership grow this spring and you could win a $200 gift card. All you have to do to enter is be a membership champion by referring a friend or colleague to join.

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Receive Free Access to Journal Articles this Month

The publisher of The Diabetes Educator and AADE in Practice, SAGE Journals, is providing free online access to more than 1.5 million articles across 940-plus SAGE journals in April.

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Exchange Knowledge and Learn from Peers with Communities of Interest

Do you have practice questions that you need answers to? Would you like to learn more about specific topics? Are you looking to meet colleagues with similar interests and challenges? AADE’s Communities of Interest (COIs) can help you with all of this and much more.

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It’s Finally Here: The New MY AADE NETWORK

We’re proud to announce the launch of the fully redesigned MY AADE NETWORK. It’s been crafted to reflect member feedback we’ve received, and uses the latest web capabilities to give you an enjoyable browsing experience.

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Popular Conversations on MY AADE NETWORK

AADE members are using MY AADE NETWORK to get their questions answered and reach out to other educators. Here are some of the conversations you may have missed this month.

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April 2016