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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.
  • Employing a New Taxonomy for Technology-Enabled Care

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Aug 26, 2021

    Technology-enabled tools are evolving and advancing. Evidence continues to support the use of these kinds of interventions to enable personalized diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) services. A recently published paper has created a new technology-enabled self-management taxonomy that standardizes the description of technology-enabled interventions as well as helps to ensure future research applies the taxonomy to allow for evaluation and replication. Learn more about this new taxonomy here.

  • My Journey to Becoming a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Aug 09, 2021

    Heather Beaudry, RN, CDCES shares her journey to becoming a certified diabetes care and education specialist just a few years after graduating. If you're a young professional in healthcare, especially nursing, read this blog post to learn more about how you too can start on your own journey to becoming involved in the specialty of diabetes care and education.

  • Looking Ahead to 2022: CMS Proposes Changes to MDPP and MNT

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jul 26, 2021

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule on July 13, which proposes a series of changes to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program and Medical Nutrition Therapy for 2022. Read ADCES’ summary of the proposed changes here.

  • Peer Support: The Missing Link?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jul 19, 2021

    As medical professionals, we may be experts in certain realms of diabetes, but we may not be best suited to offer the sustained support that is crucial to helping our people with diabetes thrive. Tamara Oser, MD, shares how peer support can be a crucial part of managing diabetes and is associated with positive impacts on clinical and behavioral outcomes.

  • Meds, Tech and Behavior Change in Care of Older Persons with Diabetes

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 28, 2021

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    The recently updated ADCES practice paper, Special Considerations in Management and Education of Older Persons with Diabetes, provides valuable insight of the unique needs of this population. Sara (Mandy) Reece, PHARMD, CDCES, BC-ADM, BCACP, FADCES shares a few ways you can use the ADCES7 in older adult care.

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