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Perspectives on Diabetes Care

Perspectives on Diabetes Care is the official blog of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists. It features practical tips, the latest research and viewpoints from leading diabetes care and education specialists on issues facing the diabetes care team and those they serve.
  • Sick Day Management Counseling: 3 Tips for Success

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 29, 2020

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    As practices have made major changes to their approach to patient visit in light of COVID-19, it’s a good time to review sick day management and counseling tips. Many clinicians are providing the majority of their diabetes care over the phone or using a telehealth platform, and diabetes care and education specialists can use this opportunity to ensure clients are well versed in sick day management.

  • 5 Tips to Improve Medication Access for People With Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 22, 2020

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    According to CDC, people with diabetes are a high-risk population for COVID19, thus it is important to reduce this population’s risk of exposure to COVID19 and encourage the following of prescribed therapies. Here are five tips ensure people with diabetes have access to all of their medications while eliminating multiple trips to the pharmacy.

  • 4 Action Steps to Being Anti-Racist

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 11, 2020

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    The ADCES20 Inclusion and Diversity sub-Committee shares why it's important that diabetes care and education specialists be actively anti-racist.

  • How the DSMES Consensus Report Can Shape Diabetes Care in the Post-Pandemic World

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 08, 2020

    Consensus Report
    The COVID-19 pandemic has created an opportunity to address the challenges that exist within our healthcare system. Now is the time to advocate for the changes necessary to transform care delivery and improve access for people with diabetes. The DSMES consensus report can serve as the framework for advocating for long-term changes.

  • 8 Healthy Coping Strategies to Lower Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 01, 2020

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    The pandemic of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) can be very stressful. For people with diabetes, stress may cause their blood glucose to be elevated. Everyone reacts to stress in different ways, but let’s discuss some techniques to help lower the stress of your clients during these difficult times.

 
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