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  • There’s an app for that. But should you use it?

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Dec 10, 2019

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    There is no shortage of diabetes related apps from food, activity and glucose tracking, to diabetes coaching, medication advice, carbohydrate counting and more. But are these apps worthwhile to use?

  • Improving the In-Office Experience for People with Diabetes: Katherine Trimino and Mayra Rivas

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Dec 02, 2019

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    Katherine Trimino and Mayra Rivas are two dietitians working at an outpatient setting in Houston that serves many people with a high risk of developing type-2 diabetes and diabetes-related complications. Through AADE Foundation Scholarships, the two were able to attend AADE’s Annual Conference for the first time.

  • Helping Houston's Diverse Communities: Christin Carr

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Dec 02, 2019

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    Christin Carr is an active member of the AADE Houston Local Networking Group, helping the group with event planning, fundraising and organizing continuing education. It is how she learned about the AADE Foundation Scholarship available to diabetes care and education specialists who are interested in better serving vulnerable populations.

  • 4 Strategies to Tackle Thanksgiving When You Have Diabetes

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 26, 2019

    Thanksgiving Tips for Managing Diabetes
    The role of food during Thanksgiving can be stressful for persons living with and affected by diabetes. Typical holiday tables are adorned with endless varieties of dishes. The delicacies are often homemade, so the estimated carb content of each helping is as unique as the dish from which it was scooped! Rather than take an "all rules out the window" mentality this holiday, here are 4 “P” strategies that boost opportunities for successful blood sugar management.

  • 'Tis the Season to be Thankful (for Vaccines!)

    By AADE Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 22, 2019

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    As the holiday season approaches, many will prepare to gather with family and friends to celebrate and give thanks. People with diabetes (PWD’s) are more susceptible to contagious illnesses; so pre-holiday education visits are an opportune time to promote vaccines.

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