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Perspectives on Diabetes Care

  • Lipohypertrophy: A Forgotten Problem

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jan 28, 2020

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    As we continue to increase the use of technology in diabetes care and transition to pumps and CGM with shorter needles, one major issue lingers: have we forgotten about lipohypertrophy? Learn how to inspect and palpate injection sites and work with clients to minimize risk of lipohypertrophy.

  • New Year’s Resolution Not Go as Planned? Now What?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jan 13, 2020

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    We’re a few weeks into 2020 and that means a majority of your clients who had a New Year’s resolution have not succeeded as planned. This is an excellent time to work with your clients to get back on track and rethink goals, to create those that work for their lifestyle. Here are 5 tips you can with your clients to make sure goals are realistic and attainable.

  • A Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis: Overcoming Shame and Stigma

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jan 07, 2020

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    Before making any assumptions about people with diabetes, healthcare providers need to take a step back and truly evaluate the person sitting in front of them. Providers need to be careful not to come across as judgmental when making the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes or in providing care. Learn more in this quick case study for a person-centered approach.

  • 12 Tips to Help You Meet Your New Year's Exercise Goals Today

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Dec 31, 2019

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    Here are 12 tips to help maximize your chance of being successful at sticking to your exercise program. If you are a diabetes care and education specialist, print this out and talk through it with clients who might be considering exercise goals.

  • The New and Improved Nutrition Facts Label: What You Need to Know

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Dec 23, 2019

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    The new Nutrition Facts label reflects current evidence and science, including the link between diet and chronic diseases. This updated tool will help your clients with diabetes more easily identify food choices that work (and don’t work) for them. Here are 5 key changes you need to know.

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