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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.
  • Online Diabetes Camps: The Benefits of a Virtual Experience

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Sep 21, 2020

    The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic impacted many aspects of diabetes care for children, their parents and caregivers. Many diabetes camp programs that provide multiple-day residential programs were not offered in 2020, but some virtual offerings have opened our eyes to the opportunities available through virtual diabetes camps.

  • Seek First to Understand: 3 Ways to Better Serve People with Diabetes

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Sep 14, 2020

    Chris Memering shares three practical ways for diabetes care and education specialists to start looking at the structural constructs of their system, understand structural competency instead of cultural competency and create interventions at various levels to help reduce or eliminate health inequities.

  • Heading Back to College: Resources For A Safe Semester

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Sep 03, 2020

    Adolescents reading
    The College Diabetes Network (CDN) has been raising awareness of available resources for higher education administration. These resources will better prepare all in higher education to serve their students with type 1 diabetes.

  • People with Disabilities and Telehealth: 4 Tips to Increase Accessibility

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Aug 24, 2020

    You have likely participated in many a webinar or even a few online meetups as a participant during the COVID-19 pandemic, but being a virtual meeting organizer or presenter is a very different experience. Here are a few things that Lisa Golden, MA.Ed.HD, CRC has learned to be aware of when working with people with disabilities while teleworking.

  • CMS Removes Restrictions Around RNs and Pharmacists Furnishing DSMT via Telehealth

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Aug 12, 2020

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    CMS has issued updated guidance clarifying that accredited and recognized diabetes self-management training (DSMT) programs, eligible to bill Medicare Part B directly for DSMT services, may furnish and bill for DSMT services provided via telehealth during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE).

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