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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.
  • Seeing the Way to Better Health: Integrating Vision and Eye Health into Diabetes Programs

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 09, 2020

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    It is critical for individuals living with diabetes to learn about the importance of eye health from their diabetes prevention and management programs. Programs can integrate eye health promotion messages and strategies in the ways listed here in this blog.

  • Navigating a New Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis During COVID-19

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 01, 2020

    For Bill, his diagnosis of type 1 diabetes came right as lockdowns started, creating a challenge that diabetes care and education specialist Diana Isaacs helped him overcome. Find out what she did to promote positive outcomes while staying safe.

  • We Need to Fix Diabetes Education and It Starts Today

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Nov 01, 2020

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    Outdated coverage requirements, cumbersome standards and payment challenges have turned the quality, evidenced-based services of diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) into an administrative nightmare. ADCES Chief of Science and Practice Leslie Kolb, MBA, BSN, RN shares how DCES can step up to advocate for reducing the complexities of offering DSMES services.

  • Have A Not So Scary Halloween: Tips for Managing Hypoglycemia

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Oct 30, 2020

    The fall and winter holidays, from Halloween to New Year’s Day, can be a particularly difficult time to manage glucose and avoid hypoglycemia because eating patterns and activities change significantly. Here are 5 things you can do with your clients to support their success.

  • Financial Barriers in Emerging Adults: Upcoming Research from ADCES Foundation Fellow Dr. Julia Blanchette

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Oct 26, 2020

    The ADCES Foundation partnered with the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education to offer a one-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity to support the career of emerging leaders in diabetes care and education. Dr. Julia Blanchette PhD, RN, CDCES was recently named the recipient of the fellowship to support her continuing work in financial barriers in emerging adults. Learn more about her work and what she hopes to accomplish over the next year.

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