Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


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 Feature Article

Do's and Don’ts When it Comes to the Language of Diabetes

AADE created a handy guide that summarizes the main points of The Use of Language in Diabetes Care and Education. Please help us get it in front of as many people as possible!

 AADE Announcements

Arriva Medical No Longer Diabetes Testing Supplier

Arriva Medical closed its doors on December 1. Find out CMS' guidelines to help people with diabetes who previously received their diabetes supplies from Arriva.

AADE Continues to Gather Research to Support Future Vision for Diabetes Education

AADE is working with a strategic branding firm to lay the path for creating a more sustainable future for the diabetes education profession.

What’s New with the AADE Education and Research Foundation

The primary goal of the AADE Foundation is to build a greater alignment with our mission and stragetic plan. In 2018, the Foundation will offer several new scholarships that reflect on AADE’s strategic initiatives, including diversity, serving in-need communities, building credentials, developing leadership skills and more.


 Focus on Practice

New Practice Paper on Type 1 Diabetes through the Lifespan

AADE recently released a new practice paper that describes how the diabetes educator plays a pivotal role in providing education to individuals with type 1 diabetes.

FDA Develops Educational Materials on Biosimilars

As of October 2017, the FDA has approved seven biosimilars. While these medications weren’t for diabetes, that may be coming. Find out what these products are and how they can be prescribed.

 Plugged into Prevention

Revisions to CMS Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Earlier this year, CMS released its final rule on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, and AADE submitted comments, suggesting changes and highlighting agreements.

AADE and the CDC Help Garner Support for Diabetes Education Programs in the United Kingdom

Since 2001, the UK government has acknowledged Structured Diabetes Education (SDE) as a key aspect of patient care. AADE and CDC aided the Leicester Diabetes Center in creating a draft proposal framework for diabetes education programs in the United Kingdom.


CDE prep

 Leader Board

Meet Board Members Donna Ryan and Lucille Hughes

In this issue of eFYI, we present to you 2017 Board Members Donna Ryan, RN, RD, MPH, CDE, FAADE and Lucille Hughes, MSN/Ed, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE.

 Tech Savvy

Why and How to Engage in a Twitter Chat

Deborah Greenwood, PhD, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE shares how easy it is to participate (or lurk) on Twitter chats. Read her tips and start lurking!

How You Already Benefit from Artificial Intelligence

Who has the time to do analyze mountains of data? Learn how computers can help us identify data that is important to a person's health, and how Artificial Intelligence fits into this.

 Member Spotlight

Mentoring the Alexa Diabetes Challenge

Dr. Jane Jeffrie Seley DNP, MPH, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE, FAAN recently mentored two of five finalist teams that were participating in the Alexa Diabetes Challenge. These teams were asked to develop patient-centered solutions that made diabetes self-management easier, while taking into account the needs of stakeholders and the broader healthcare system.

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