Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

eFYI Newsletter


Have You Checked Out the New AADE Website?

Website homepage on computer screen graphicWe launched a new AADE website earlier this month!
Have you seen it? If not, take a look:

It was designed to reflect what you’ve told us you need now, and builds upon technology capable of addressing future needs. You’ll notice streamlined menus, simpler navigation and an easy way to see what’s new. Read More


AADE15: Are You Ready?

In less than a month, AADE15 will be taking over New Orleans for four days, turning it into the mecca for all hings diabetes education. Educators from across the country will come together to learn about the latest developments in the field, share best practices and have a blast catching up with old friends.  Read More

The Diabetes Prevention COI: “Working on the front end of the diabetes continuum”

Introducing: The Diabetes Prevention COI! It’s a new AADE Community of Interest developed by your fellow AADE members interested in working on the front end of the diabetes continuum. It is intended to be a networking and discussion group for those interested in learning more about, or providing the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) in their communities, who desire a peer-group to learn from, have discussions with, and gain resources from. Read More

Kurt Anderson Joins AADE as Director of Federal and State Advocacy

Kurt AndersonWe are pleased to announce that Kurt Anderson was recently hired to lead AADE’s efforts to increase access to diabetes education at the federal and state levels.

Kurt comes to AADE with more than 17 years of experience in legislative and government affairs. Read More

Happy 5th Anniversary and a New MY AADE NETWORK Service

AADE15 next month will mark five years since we launched MY AADE AADE Fellows are a distinguished group of diabetes educators who are recognized for outstanding contributions to diabetes education through clinical practice, research, education or health policy. Read More

Host an event to help your patients’ transition from high school to college

“Off to College,” or “Transitioning” events can be extremely helpful for students with diabetes who are preparing to begin college. The events center on preparing them, their families and their healthcare providers with resources to ease the transition from high school to college. Read More

New AADE Fellows Chosen

AADE Fellows are a distinguished group of diabetes educators who are recognized for outstanding contributions to diabetes education through clinical practice, research, education or health policy. Read More

DSME Program Management Tools

Whether you’re a program manager or staff, we have resources to fit your needs. Check out the latest edition of the CQI: A Step-by-Step Guide for Quality Improvement in Diabetes Education, 3rd Edition. Now in an updated workbook format, it will help you to plan, implement, evaluate and maintain improvements for your CQI projects. Read More

Studying for the CDE Exam?

We’ve got a study guide just for you. The newly revised Review Guide for the Certified Diabetes Educator® Exam includes test-taking tips, self-assessment quizzes and more. Read More

New NDEP Resource on Medication Adherence

New from the National Diabetes Education Program is Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes, a web resource to support healthcare professionals in promoting medication-taking behavior among their patients and within their teams. Read More

Patient Successes Put a Face to Diabetes Educators’ Work

Maria ibarraBeing active is essential, especially for those with diabetes, and Maria Ibarra learned this firsthand.When Maria first met with AADE Board President Deborah Greenwood, she was two years into a diabetes diagnosis and had no management plan. Read More

Be a Patient Education Material Reviewer

Looking to volunteer?  AADE is looking for members to be part of the Favorably Reviewed review team. Read More

Participate in Columbia University Diabetes Project

Researchers from Columbia University are looking for experienced diabetes educators to provide comments on and help enrich a sharable collection of specific approaches to maintain glycemic control. Read More

Check CORE Concepts® Off Your List

The next CDE® exam registration deadline is September 15 so if preparing to earn or renew your CDE®has made your fall checklist, now is the time to start planning. Consider attending a live CORE Concepts® CourseRead More

Late Summer Webinars

Take a break from your beach reads and catch an upcoming live webinar. Read More

Interested in International Diabetes Issues?

The World Diabetes Congress set for Vancouver in November
Organized by the International Diabetes Federation, the World Diabetes Congress will take place in Vancouver, November 30 - December 4, 2015. Experts in diabetes care from around the world will exchange diabetes research and best practices. Read More
July 2015