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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 COVID-19 is Changing Diabetes Care and Education

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 11, 2020

    Diabetes professionals are quickly learning how COVID-19 is changing their counseling focus. Megrette Fletcher M.Ed., RDN, CDCES discusses five ways practitioners and organizations are adapting to support people with diabetes.

  • Advocating for You During COVID-19

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 08, 2020

    As a result of ADCES' advocacy efforts, CMS waived a number of existing telehealth and regulatory requirements for DSMT and diabetes technologies. These changes are in effect for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Learn more about these changes here.

  • Can Healthy Eating Boost the Immune System?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | May 06, 2020

    While there are no ‘superfoods’ that can prevent catching a virus; healthy eating helps shore up the immune system. Making unhealthy food choices, not coping well with stress, unchecked high blood glucose, and lack of physical activity can all contribute to a compromised immune system. Diabetes care and education specialist Carrie Swift discusses the importance of adequate fruit and vegetable intake for a healthy immune system.

  • How to Make a Successful Transition to Virtual Nutrition Counseling

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 27, 2020

    Community Health Worker
    As the COVID-19 pandemic has upended everyday life, registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) are moving to virtual visits. This blog post presents practical tips to create a meaningful and successful experience for both clinician and client in preparing for and delivering virtual nutrition counseling.

  • COVID-19: Can there be a silver lining?

    By ADCES Perspectives on Diabetes Care | Apr 20, 2020

    Silver Lining in the Cloud
    The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a shadow of stress and grief across the globe, but have there also been opportunities for good? Carla Cox, PhD, RD, CDCES, FADCES shares an uplifting perspective on the current climate.

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