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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.
  • Physical Activity and Teens – What Do We Know?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 05, 2021

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    Regular physical activity is a cornerstone of health, yet most adolescents do not meet the recommended 60 minutes of activity daily. Carla Cox, PhD, RDN, CDCES, CSSD, presents evidence, guidelines and resources that will help you set the framework for a discussion with your young clients.

  • Practical Tips to Overcome Cultural Barriers in People with Diabetes

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 31, 2021

    National Minority Health Month
    April is National Minority Health Month and an important time to reflect on the role of the diabetes care and education specialist in providing truly individualized care. Oluwaranti Akiyode, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, shares 7 tips with the attitude of respect and heart of love, that enable healthcare providers to connect and engage in meaningful ways and improve communication with clients.

  • From Research to Practice: The Importance of Patient Perspectives

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 22, 2021

    There are many opportunities to develop tools for people with diabetes, but just because someone has a vision and builds something they think is wonderful does not mean it will be useful for the intended audience. Neesha Ramchandani, PhD, PNP, CDCES, discusses the importance of your clients' perspectives in translating research into practice.

  • Medicare Guidelines for DSMES and MNT: Your Questions Answered

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 15, 2021

    Sacha Uelmen, Director of Diabetes Education & Prevention Programs at ADCES brings you an update to the DSMT/MNT Services Order Form. Don’t let referral confusion be a barrier to access your DSMES and MNT services! Learn more about this form and start getting referrals today.

  • Mediterranean-Style Eating: What to Know and Practical How To’s

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 08, 2021

    U.S. News & World report recently ranked 39 diets based on input from a panel of health experts, including a fellow registered dietitian who is also a certified diabetes care & education specialist. The Mediterranean diet was ranked #1 overall. If you have clients inquiring about Mediterranean-style eating, here’s what you need to know.

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