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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.
  • The Role of Diabetes Care and Education Specialist in Co-Conditions and Diabetes-Related Complications

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 30, 2021

    Diabetes-Related Comorbid Conditions: Click here for tools and guidance to reduce risks
    98% of adults with type 2 diabetes have one co-condition and 89% have at least two comorbidities. These conditions and complications can create significant burdens on the individual, the diabetes care team and the healthcare system. Learn more about the role of the diabetes care and education specialist in addressing these diabetes-related complications.

  • ADCES Training Elevates Creditability of Digital Health Coaching Solution, Pack Health

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 12, 2021

    Community Health Worker
    Pack Health partnered with ADCES Workforce Training to provide the ADCES Diabetes Paraprofessional II training to all Health Advisors in their first three weeks at Pack Health. Learn more about the value of this training in this blog post.

  • Physical Activity and Teens – What Do We Know?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 05, 2021

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    Regular physical activity is a cornerstone of health, yet most adolescents do not meet the recommended 60 minutes of activity daily. Carla Cox, PhD, RDN, CDCES, CSSD, presents evidence, guidelines and resources that will help you set the framework for a discussion with your young clients.

  • Practical Tips to Overcome Cultural Barriers in People with Diabetes

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 31, 2021

    National Minority Health Month
    April is National Minority Health Month and an important time to reflect on the role of the diabetes care and education specialist in providing truly individualized care. Oluwaranti Akiyode, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES, shares 7 tips with the attitude of respect and heart of love, that enable healthcare providers to connect and engage in meaningful ways and improve communication with clients.

  • From Research to Practice: The Importance of Patient Perspectives

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 22, 2021

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    There are many opportunities to develop tools for people with diabetes, but just because someone has a vision and builds something they think is wonderful does not mean it will be useful for the intended audience. Neesha Ramchandani, PhD, PNP, CDCES, discusses the importance of your clients' perspectives in translating research into practice.

 
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