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Perspectives on Diabetes Care

  • CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule for 2020

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 15, 2019

    AADE has highlighted key provisions from the final rule that may be of interest to AADE members. Additional information can be found on the CMS fact sheet and in this CMS presentation.

  • Vaping and E-Cigarettes: What You Need to Know

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 12, 2019

    Vaping and e-cigarettes have been making news headlines lately, from the potential dangers they pose to youth to upcoming legislative action. While the facts are still emerging, diabetes care and education specialists may be receiving more questions about this topic from clients and colleagues, and should have an understanding of how to discuss these products.

  • 5 Effective Communication Strategies to Implement This National Diabetes Month

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 06, 2019

    Disparities in health literacy greatly affect self-management, particularly for those hit hard by type 2 diabetes in racial and ethnic minority communities. In fact, across disease states, health literacy is one of the greatest hurdles to improved outcomes. Incorporating these 5 communication techniques can help overcome health literacy barriers and improve a person’s self-management success.

  • Fires in California and Other Weather Emergencies are Especially Dangerous for People Living with Diabetes

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Oct 29, 2019

    Natural disasters can be particularly hazardous for those living with diabetes. The aftermath can leave survivors without food, water, clothes, shelter, power and medical supplies for days or even weeks. For a person with diabetes, the biggest possible risks during an emergency include not having medications or insulin, dehydration (which can lead to huge jumps in blood sugar) and lack of food available when blood sugars drop. However, being prepared can help reduce the chances of a possible life-threatening situation.

  • Three Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Artificial Pancreas System Resources

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Oct 22, 2019

    Two friends reading a chart
    Do-it-yourself (DIY) artificial pancreas systems are gaining popularity among people who live with insulin-dependent diabetes. DIY systems give greater flexibility and personalization in insulin settings than current, commercially approved insulin delivery systems. Learn more about DIY artificial pancreas systems with these recommended resources.

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