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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.
  • 5 Ways to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Using Evidence-Based Dietary Guidance

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jan 27, 2022

    Diabetes evolves slowly and has deleterious effects on the heart long before a person is ever diagnosed with a cardiovascular disease (CVD). Dana Thompson, MS, RD, CNSC, CDCES, shares new practical guidance from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiologists to prevent CVD, as well as some tips to help you put this into practice.

  • Top 6 Things to Know About the 2022 Revision of National Standards for DSMES

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jan 20, 2022

    Every five years, ADCES teams up with the ADA and an array volunteer experts and stakeholders to update the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES), which provides guidance for all accredited and recognized DSMES services. The latest version of the standards have just been published and they come with some major changes that will help increase access to these critical services.

  • Incorporating Peer Support in Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 22, 2021

    Mayra Cantazaro, MSN, NP, DNP, CDCES, BC-ADM discusses a recent meta-analysis study analyzing the effect of peer support combined with DSMES on glycemic outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.

  • New Consensus Report from ADA and EASD on the Management of T1D in Adults, Summarized

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 15, 2021

    Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM broadly summarizes the new consensus report from ADA and EASD, The Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Adults, and discusses topics from the paper that are most relevant for diabetes care and education specialists.

  • Navigating Medicare Open Enrollment and $35 Insulin Options

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 04, 2021

    Diabetes care and education specialists (DCESs) can serve as a resource in assisting their patients in navigating the open enrollment period for Medicare. For 2022, there are important updates that impact Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes. Beneficiaries may not be aware of these changes, and DCESs can assist in directing their patients to the right information.

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