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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.
  • How a Shopping List Can Help Your Clients Save and Be Safe

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Aug 05, 2020

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    During this Covid-19 pandemic it is highly recommended to stay home as much as possible. Diabetes care and education specialist Sandra Arevalo presents seven tips for reducing the number of trips to the store.

  • Why Did ADCES Change Their Name?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jul 27, 2020

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    What’s in a name? Earlier this year AADE (American Association of Diabetes Educators) changed its name to ADCES (Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists) and it had some people in the diabetes community wondering why the name change and how will this directly impact people with diabetes?

  • Traveling, COVID-19, and Diabetes: Tips for Diabetes Care and Education Specialists to Help People With Diabetes Stay Safe

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jul 20, 2020

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    It’s important for people with diabetes to follow the guidance of CDC if planning to travel and to review diabetes sick day protocols in case they do get infected. Staying home is the best way to stay safe and to protect others from getting sick, but if individuals with diabetes decide to travel, there are a few things you can do to help them prepare.

  • Understanding Bias in Your Profession: 3 Things You Can Do to Improve Care

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jul 13, 2020

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    Implicit or unconscious bias are thoughts and feelings that often exist outside of conscious awareness, and thus can be difficult to acknowledge and control. These attitudes are often automatically activated and can influence human behavior without conscious volition. To improve care in your practice, here are 3 actions you can take to address bias.

  • 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.

 
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