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Perspectives on Diabetes Care

  • Benefits of Including Community Health Workers (CHWs) on the Diabetes Care Team

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 26, 2019

    Community Health Worker
    Barriers to optimal diabetes management are complex and involve individual, community and health-system factors. The engagement of community health workers (CHWs) as a workforce is a proven strategy for improving diabetes outcomes. Not only do CHWs address individual-level factors, but often community-level factors and social determinants of health as well.

  • Integrating Community Health Workers into Your DSMES Program

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 26, 2019

    Community Health Workers
    The collaboration between diabetes educators and community health workers provides a vehicle to address the social determinants of health by improving healthcare costs, increasing the capacity to serve, and most importantly engaging individuals in their health through evidence-based culturally grounded approaches.

  • Minority Health Month and a Call To Action

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 24, 2019

    Minority Health Month
    April is National Minority Health Month, which marks an opportune time to reflect on health disparities among the PWDs you serve and how to address them. Blogger Timika Chambers shares six things diabetes educators can do to help close the gaps in health disparities minorities face.

  • Diabetes Educators Are Addressing Cardiometabolic Conditions

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 23, 2019

    The boundaries across therapeutic interventions are blurring as we manage diabetes and its cardiovascular comorbidities. Increasingly, diabetes educators are addressing cardiovascular health in our persons with diabetes. But what is driving this intertwining of metabolic and cardiovascular conditions?

  • Your Invitation to Submit for Late Breaking Research Sessions at AADE19

    By Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BCACP | Apr 22, 2019

    Take advantage of the opportunities available within AADE to present data and results related to diabetes education and management, like the late breaking research sessions at AADE19! Learn more about how to submit and which topics are welcome.

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