Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

eFYI Newsletter


Kentucky: A testing ground for state licensure

Kentucky was the first state to pass state licensure for diabetes educators, establishing a legal scope of practice and protections for the title. Three of the women who worked on the bill speak about the process and give recommendations for other states considering state licensure.
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AADE Award Winners Announced at AADE15

Congratulations to the AADE 2015 award winners, who were announced at AADE15 in New Orleans.
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Public Comment Period Open: Revised Competencies for Diabetes Educators

A draft of the revised competencies for diabetes educators and diabetes educator associates are available here for your review and comment.

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New CGM White Paper and Other Practice Documents Available

AADE has recently posted new practice documents on our website. A new white paper was posted that is based on a thought leader summit devoted to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM).

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Harvard Law School White Paper on DSME Cost Sharing Released

As technical assistance for the Together on Diabetes initiative funded by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, AADE requested a DSME cost-sharing white paper from the Harvard Law School.

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Thinking About Retirement? Keep AADE in Mind

Did you know that AADE has a Retired Member option? Stay connected with the diabetes educator community after retiring by continuing as an AADE Retired Member.

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Diabetes Educators Make News with Eating Disorder, Monitoring & Being Active Messages

In the past weeks, diabetes educators have made headlines for the role they play in helping people with diabetes live healthy, active lives. As part of AADE’s Professional and Public Outreach Campaign, media interest in diabetes education climbed thanks in part to AADE15 and other diabetes education news.

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New Study Toolkit for BC-ADM Exam

2015 has been a busy year for the BC-ADM exam. The exam blueprint was restructured into four domains and the practice exam was updated to include results that identify any areas in need of improvement.

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Weren't Able to Attend the Coordinating Body & Community of Interest Networking Reception?

If you were not able to join us at this AADE15 event in which attendees met their state Coordinating Body (CB) leaders- it’s not too late to become part of your CB. Don’t miss out on connecting with your AADE member colleagues close to home.

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Fall CORE Concepts® Courses

If preparing to earn or renew your CDE® this fall is a priority, now is the time to start preparing. Register for a three-day, intensive CORE Concepts® Course to jump-start your studies.

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November DSME Workshop Expands to 1 ½ days

A successful diabetes education program implements the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support while navigating reimbursement, documentation and the importance of implementing a thorough follow-up plan. But what about educating patients with type 2 diabetes on prevention?

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Remaining 2015 Live Webinar Schedule Released 

Wait no more! The remaining live webinar topics for 2015 have been released. Use this monthly schedule to plan your learning in advance

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Top Comments on MY AADE NETWORK for Q1 Announced

Each quarter the most helpful, insightful, and/or eye-opening comments are voted on by our team of Online Community Contributors (volunteer members dedicated to facilitating conversations on MY AADE NETWORK) who pick two that truly stand out.

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Get the Most out of Your AADE Membership

Make sure you’re taking full advantage of all the great benefits provided to you as a member of the leading association for diabetes educators.

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September 2015