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 Feature Article

AADE Closes Out 2012-2017 CDC Funding Opportunity to Pilot National Diabetes Prevention Program

Learn of the successes the AADE Diabetes Prevention Program has had over the past five years, and what's to come in this arena.

…And Receives New Five-Year Funding Opportunity to Expand the National DPP

We are pleased to announce AADE has been selected to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to extend the reach of the National Diabetes Prevention program (National DPP) into underserved populations.


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! 

Type 2 diabetes disproportionately affects the U.S. Hispanic population, with more than 50% expected to develop the disease in their lifetime. This month we encourage you to connect with those in the Hispanic/Latino community and meet them in their space. We’ve developed a variety of tools for you and your Spanish-speaking patients to learn, grow and share.

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5 Common Misconceptions When Working with Hispanic People with Diabetes

For Hispanic Heritage Month, guest blogger Sandra Arevalo shares five common misconceptions about Hispanic people with diabetes, and how to avoid them.

5 Common Misconceptions When Working with Hispanic People with Diabetes

When it comes to Hispanic people with diabetes, many of us can find it particularly difficult to help them achieve their goals. We start asking ourselves: is it a cultural thing? Here are 5 misconceptions you should avoid as you try to get a better understanding.

5 Tips for Hispanic & Latino People with Diabetes who are new to the U.S.

In this blog, we turn our focus to the health of Latinos living in the United States. For those who are new to the U.S. and find themselves adopting new habits, health conditions can be significantly affected. Headlines saying Hispanic and Latino populations have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and other health conditions indicate changes in health can be for the worse.

Healthy Trucking: The Importance of Engaging Drivers in the National Diabetes Prevention Program

The Healthy Trucking Association of America, in collaboration with AADE, has been at the forefront of “putting the brakes on diabetes” among drivers. Find out more about the programming and messaging aimed at preventing type 2 diabetes in this profession.

Increasing Access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program

A collaboration between UnidosUS and the American Association of Diabetes Educators raises awareness of a national program that improves the health and well-being of Latinos at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Understanding Diversity in the Hispanic Community

Not all Hispanic people are the same, says guest blogger Mila Ferrer. Understanding the groups within the Hispanic community is crucial to helping them manage their health care.

 AADE Announcements

Prescription Savings Directory Aids in Finding Affordable Medications

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) created a new prescription assistance resource. Check it out.

Building a Vision for the Future of Diabetes Education

Read how we're working to define a long-term vision for diabetes education.


 Focus on Practice

What You Need to Know About Animas' Announcement

Animas recently announced it’s exiting the diabetes business. Find out what this means for you and your patients.

New Position Statement Advocates for Educator Involvement in Formulary/Medical Device Discussions

AADE recently released a new position statement, making the case that diabetes educators should, at a minimum, be included as expert consultants for decisions regarding diabetes medication formularies and medical devices.

AADE Releases Practice Paper on Insulin Initiation, Titration and Optimization

Discover the major take-aways from our new white paper on Insulin Initiation, Titration and Optimization.

Enrich Your Professional Development: Volunteer as CE Reviewer

To continue providing our members with the ability to earn CE and fulfill their respective license requirements, we need your help to review the educational content of 2018 Live and Self-Study CE activities. Learn how to get involved.


 Educator Resources

Give Your Patients Access

AADE has co-developed an educational video resource that offers practical diabetes management tips from both diabetes educators and people with diabetes. Find out how to share the “Managing Your Diabetes” series with your patients.

2018 Physician Fee Schedule Further Defines New Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

The recently released 2018 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule included details on how to implement and obtain coverage for MDPP services starting in 2018. Read how AADE responded to these details and more.


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 Meetings Mindset

Revved Up From Indy

Here’s your reminder to take 15 minutes this week and reflect on your notes from AADE17 in Indianapolis. What did you learn? What fresh ideas did you have?

 Member Spotlight

Meet Diabetes Educator, Maria Obeid

This month meet Maria Obeid, DNP, AGPCNP-BC, RN, CCRC from Hyattsville, MD. Learn why she became a diabetes educator, the most rewarding aspect of her job, and her favorite recipe.

 Tech Savvy

The Internet of Things

Do you access your thermostat through your phone? Does your refrigerator send you reminders of items that are about to expire? Do you secure your home security system with your phone? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are using to the Internet of Things.


 Leader Board

Meet Board Members: Kellie Antinori-Lent, Jane Jeffrie Seley and Carrie Swift

In this issue of eFYI, we present to you 2017 Board Members Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDE; Jane Jeffrie Seley, DNP, MSN, PMH, GNP, BC-ADM, CDE, CDTC, FAAN, FAADE; and Carrie Swift, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE.


Top Conversations: Insulin Needles, Hypoglycemic Prevention, Inpatient Consults

Each quarter the threads that generated the most discussion and views among members on MY AADE NETWORK and the members who posted these threads are recognized for their contribution to the community.

 Finance Tips

AADE 2016 Financial Overview

AADE had a very financially successful 2016 and our financial health continues to look positive. Take a look at this detailed breakdown of our expenses and revenues.

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