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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In this new age of the pandemic, it is more important than ever to educate on the importance of sick day management. Carla Cox, PhD, RDN, FADCES joins The Huddle to explain the role of the diabetes care and education specialist in preparing and educating people with diabetes about sick days. She’ll discuss why managing blood glucose levels is important for so many reasons, not the least of which is reducing the impact of the illness. She’ll also share some recommendations for preventing illness and sick-day kit preparation for people with diabetes.
ADCES resources for sick day management: DiabetesEducator.org/SickDay.
This episode was provided by Ascensia Diabetes Care, Makers of the CONTOUR®NEXT Brand of Blood Glucose Meters and Test Strips. To learn more about the accuracy of CONTOUR®NEXT Brand Meters and receive sample for your clients, visit CONTOURNEXTPRO.com.
Melanie Teslik, BC-ADM, CDCES, MS, RN joins us to discuss the importance of addressing lipohypertrophy in your practice. Lipohypertrophy is a problem that can affect the effectiveness of insulin. She has served in many management positions supporting education and performance improvement initiatives, which is why we've invited her to share some tried-and-true techniques that will help you address this issue in your practice. You'll also hear how Melanie addresses this risk in people with diabetes who use new injection technologies.
ADCES20 Annual Conference Planning Committee program chair and former ADCES President Joan Bardsley is here to provide an overview of this year’s Virtual ADCES20 Annual Conference. She’ll provide a preview of the interactive features available through this year’s virtual conference, summarize the main themes of the sessions and share some tips to maximize your value and experience. You’ll also hear how some of the education this year is especially relevant to a post-COVID19 world and furthering racial equity.
- Sign up today for the Virtual ADCES20 Annual Conference at ADCES20.org.
Today we're talking to a diabetes care and education specialist who has spent her career reaching new heights by embracing lifelong learning. Sandi Burke, PhD, RN, FAAN joins us to discuss the history of diabetes care and education, and how now more than ever before, diabetes care and education specialists can establish themselves as leaders in clinical practice. You’ll learn about the rich past of the specialty, the challenges we currently face, and some practical ways to put today’s learnings into action so you can continue to advance your career and the specialty.