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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.
  • 4 Strategies to Tackle Thanksgiving When You Have Diabetes

    By ADCES 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 ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 22, 2019

    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.

  • Eat, Drink and be Merry: Tips for Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 18, 2019

    The holiday season is here! Halloween is behind us and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It’s several weeks of celebration, events and gatherings with family and friends — and lots of food and drink. Of course, people with diabetes can and should take part in the fun and festivities, but a plan will make sure they can have fun while being mindful of their diabetes management.

  • CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule for 2020

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 15, 2019

    AADE has highlighted key provisions from the final rule that may be of interest to AADE members. Additional information can be found on the CMS fact sheet and in this CMS presentation.

  • Vaping and E-Cigarettes: What You Need to Know

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 12, 2019

    Vaping and e-cigarettes have been making news headlines lately, from the potential dangers they pose to youth to upcoming legislative action. While the facts are still emerging, diabetes care and education specialists may be receiving more questions about this topic from clients and colleagues, and should have an understanding of how to discuss these products.

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