Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists


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Insulin Injection Resources

Tip sheets on insulin injection best practices

Insulin Injection Resources

We created a series of tip sheets for diabetes care and education specialists to use when assisting their patients with understanding how insulin works and teaching proper injection technique, whether using a syringe, pen, or pump for delivery.


Understanding Insulin

Understanding Insulin

Gives the basics on insulin and clears up some of the more common myths.

Learning How to Inject Insulin

Learning How to Inject Insulin

For people with diabetes who are just getting started in insulin, it covers the delivery methods and provides injection techniques.


Pro Tips & Tricks

Pro Tips and Tricks

Goes more in-depth on injection techniques.

Insulin Assessment Checklist

Injection Assessement Checklist

Provides diabetes care and education specialists with a tool for evaluating patients' injection know-how.


Education For Your Practice 

Online Course: The Insulin Solution: Overcoming Barriers to Insulin Use

This 2-module course gives diabetes educators increased knowledge of insulin dosing, titrations, and concentrated insulins, along with strategies for contributing to improved patient adherence. Includes lecture, interactive online activities, detailed case studies, and downloadable resources. Module 1 reviews insulin products, dosing and titration. Module 2 covers addressing and reducing barriers to insulin therapy. ​Free to ADCES Members. 4 CE hours


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