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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.
  • How the DSMES Consensus Report Can Shape Diabetes Care in the Post-Pandemic World

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 08, 2020

    Consensus Report
    The COVID-19 pandemic has created an opportunity to address the challenges that exist within our healthcare system. Now is the time to advocate for the changes necessary to transform care delivery and improve access for people with diabetes. The DSMES consensus report can serve as the framework for advocating for long-term changes.

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

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Jun 01, 2020

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    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

    Veteran
    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.

 
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