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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.
  • National Minority Health Month: Small Organization with High Hopes of Making a BIG Impact to Reduce Health Disparities in the Diabetes Space

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 01, 2022

    April being National Minority Health Month, it’s the perfect time to highlight the importance of reducing health disparities for persons with diabetes. Quisha Umemba, MPH, BSN, RN, CDCES, CHWI from Diversity in Diabetes (DiD) joins the ADCES blog to share three ways that you can work to reduce diabetes-related health disparities.

  • Vaccinating People Where They Are

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 01, 2022

    With COVID-19-related illness on the rise, Brookhaven, Mississippi’s health and wellness hub, King’s Daughters Medical Center, noticed that many people stopped showing up to their diabetes prevention program, weight loss support group, diabetes support group, and their smoking cessation program. It was hard to keep people in the classroom when people were worried about getting sick, and it was also hard to get the word out about these helpful programs. With available vaccines and empty seats in her classrooms, Emily Nations and her team found a solution to their problems while helping to fight a global pandemic.

  • The BC-ADM credential: A flashing neon sign that raises your practice and expertise above the noise

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 24, 2022

    Nurse practitioner Daen Scott shares how the BC-ADM certification demonstrates her expertise with her colleagues and people living with diabetes, and also serve as a great marketing tool!

  • Diabetes and Bone Health: Risk Factors and Prevention

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 14, 2022

    A common, but not often discussed diabetes complication is osteoporosis. Learn about the link between diabetes and bone health and which of your patients might be at highest risk for bone-related complications.

  • T1D Exchange: Its Evolution to Advance Quality and Equitable Care

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Mar 07, 2022

    Have you wondered: who is T1D Exchange? Read on to learn how their work has evolved and how the organization is working to advance quality and equitable care for people with T1D. Plus, get first-hand accounts of the roles of two diabetes care and education specialist (DCES) employed at T1D Exchange Quality Improvement (T1DX-QI) participating centers.

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