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The Huddle: ADCES' Podcast

ADCES is proud to bring you a new podcast for your personal and professional growth. The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team features perspectives, issues and updates to inform your practice and elevate your role. Each episode dives into a variety of topics that directly impact your work in diabetes, prediabetes and cardiometabolic care; from advocacy to technology to new ways to support your clients. 


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The Huddle is available on all major podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google PodcastsSpotify and Stitcher. Be sure to subscribe, rate and review it's a big help in spreading the word! You can also listen right here on this page where we keep our latest episodes. 

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In 2020, Melanie Barbee MS, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM, applied for and received a grant from the ADCES Foundation to support her program’s transition to a virtual model of care delivery. Today, Melanie joins us to share the lessons she learned from her transition to online nutrition education for people with diabetes. You’ll be sure to hear some practical considerations for preparing and delivering your own online nutrition and cooking classes.

Consider donating to the ADCES Foundation to support programs like Melanie's on Giving Tuesday at DiabetesEducator.org/GivingTuesday.

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Since its discovery 100 years ago, insulin formulations and the way they can be administered have greatly improved. While insulin remains a life-saving option for some people with diabetes, it is common to come across clients who are not taking it as directed. Kelly Rawlings, advocate, and Jane K. Dickinson, diabetes care and education specialist, join us to discuss 5 reasons why someone in your practice might not be taking their insulin and what you can do together to address these.

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Four all-star diabetes care and education specialists from ADCES-accredited diabetes programs across the country join today's huddle. Their names are Sandra Arevalo, Anna Hall, Jammye Holmes, and Lydia Sartain – and they’re here to share their unique experiences as leaders of diabetes self-management education and support services in different settings. You’ll hear how they integrate all ADCES7 behaviors into their services and walk away with some recommendations for resources to help you do this.

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For National Diabetes Education Week this year, we’re focusing on the ADCES7 Self-Care Behaviors. This evidence-based framework is made up of seven key behaviors that are essential to successful diabetes self-management. Whether you work one-on-one or in groups with clients, covering these behaviors in your curriculum is sure to deliver positive and lasting health outcomes for your clients. Today’s episode is a reprise from 2020, when the ADCES7 were revised and updated. Diabetes care and education specialist David Miller joined us to discuss those updates and how advancements like technology continue to shape these pillars of lifestyle change. Help us celebrate National Diabetes Education Week by accessing and distributing the practical guidance and resources available at DiabetesEducator.org/ADCES7.

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Dr. Erika Petersen, a professor of neurosurgery and the director of Functional & Restorative Neurosurgery and Neuromodulation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, joins us today. She was also the lead investigator on the Senza PDN randomized controlled trial, a study recently published in JAMA Neurology that looked at a new treatment for painful diabetes-related neuropathy. She’s here to discuss her findings and discuss the HFX solution, a device that was just approved by the FDA in July 2021. Roughly 20-30% of people with diabetes-related peripheral neuropathy experience neuropathic pain, so this new device may offer the pain relief and improved quality of life some of your clients need.

This episode and the participation of Dr. Erika Petersen are sponsored by Nevro, makers of the HFX Solution. Visit HFXforPDN.com to learn more.

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