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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.
  • 'Tis the Season to be Thankful (for Vaccines!)

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 22, 2019

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

  • 5 Effective Communication Strategies to Implement This National Diabetes Month

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 06, 2019

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    Disparities in health literacy greatly affect self-management, particularly for those hit hard by type 2 diabetes in racial and ethnic minority communities. In fact, across disease states, health literacy is one of the greatest hurdles to improved outcomes. Incorporating these 5 communication techniques can help overcome health literacy barriers and improve a person’s self-management success.

 
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