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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.
  • 8 Healthy Coping Strategies to Lower Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 01, 2020

    The pandemic of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) can be very stressful. For people with diabetes, stress may cause their blood glucose to be elevated. Everyone reacts to stress in different ways, but let’s discuss some techniques to help lower the stress of your clients during these difficult times.

  • CMS Finalizes Part D Senior Savings Model to Help Lower Insulin Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 28, 2020

    Insulin Pen
    Beginning January 1, 2021, sponsors participating in the Part D Senior Savings Model will offer beneficiaries plan choices that provide broad access to multiple types of insulin at a maximum $35 copay for a 30-days’ supply from the beginning of the year through the Part D coverage gap.

  • Addressing Psychological Barriers to Insulin Pump Therapy

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 25, 2020

    Insulin Pump
    Data shows that only 25% of people with type 1 diabetes in the United States are using an insulin pump. Aside from cost, research shows the biggest barriers to using an insulin pump are psychological. For many people, the psychological costs of using an insulin pump simply outweigh any potential benefit.

  • Armed for Diabetes: Bringing CGM Benefits to Veterans

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 18, 2020

    Diabetes is already a serious public health issue, but for veterans, getting the proper care is especially challenging. Learn about Armed for Diabetes, a new initiative by Beyond Type 2 and Abbott that focuses on the impact diabetes has on the veteran population.

  • How COVID-19 is Changing Diabetes Care and Education

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 11, 2020

    Diabetes professionals are quickly learning how COVID-19 is changing their counseling focus. Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RDN, CDCES discusses five ways practitioners and organizations are adapting to support people with diabetes.

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