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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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Executive Director at The Audiology Project Kathryn Dowd, AuD, joins us to educate you on the link between diabetes and hearing loss. You will learn how this comorbidity can lead to an increased risk of balance loss and falls, and learn more about the role of the diabetes care and education specialist in addressing this issue in clients.

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A discussion with Dr. Shivani Agarwal, Director of the Supporting Emerging Adults with Diabetes Program at Montefiore and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, about her recent publication “Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Technology Use Among Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.” Dr. Agarwal will discuss details of the study and practical solutions that members of the care team can put into place to start eliminating disparities right now.

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Access Danatech.org: ADCES' technology website for all things diabetes tech.

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A recent umbrella study published in the December 2020 issue of The Diabetes Educator journal highlights the positive impact texting can have on type 2 diabetes management. Robin Whittemore, PhD, APRN, FAAN and Dora Lendvai Wischik, MSN, RN join us to discuss their latest research and how you can utilize texting in your practice. Access the show notes for additional studies.

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Access the study mentioned in this episode in the December 2020 issues of The Diabetes Educator (now called The Science of Diabetes Self-Management and Care). An Umbrella Review of Text Message Programs for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes.

Utilize the below studies and their respective authors to find text bancs and more. 

 

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Clear communication is the foundation for effective engagement and improved outcomes. However, we often get so caught up in the process of routine care that we don’t actually hear what our clients need and understand. In this episode, Professor Katharine Barnard-Kelly breaks down effective communication and shows us how to truly listen and engage with clients through evidence-based best practices.

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How a person injects their medication is just as important as taking it. In this episode, we discuss practical ways to optimize the injection experience for people with diabetes while improving outcomes. Anu Rajora, a practicing pharmacist and director of marketing at HTL-Strefa, shares a person-centered approach for reimagining the injection experience and discusses how diabetes care and education specialists can help break the cycle of negative injection experiences. You'll also learn more about the thinnest and shortest injection pen needles available on the market today and how to request your own samples and complimentary educator kit.

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This episode and speaker was sponsored by Droplet, innovators of Micron 34G x 3.5mm pen needles. Visit MyDroplet.com to learn more.

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