Research

AADE Diabetes Research

The aim of AADE research is to critically examine the value that diabetes educators and diabetes education add to improved clinical measures, enhanced patient outcomes, and reduced medical costs. The association pursues research opportunities to contribute to the evidence base; expand opportunities for diabetes educators; and improve member awareness, comprehension, and analysis of relevant scientific information.


AADE Foundation-Funded Research 

The AADE Education and Research Foundation funds projects that advance the AADE Research Agenda. The focus of these activities is to gather evidence and translate the best scientific findings to support behavior change to achieve optimal patient health outcomes. 

Together on Diabetes™

AADE is proud to be a partner with the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation in Together on Diabetes™, to improve health outcomes of people living with type 2 diabetes in the United States.   



Workforce Analysis

A paper summarizing the findings from the 2011 analysis along with insights gleaned from the AADE Workforce Summit held in 2012 is in the July/August 2013 issue of The Diabetes Educator and can be downloaded here.


Comparative Effectiveness & Patient-centered Outcomes Research: 

Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and Patient-centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) both aim to improve patient care by evaluating and comparing existing methods of treatment and maintenance.



Evidence Analysis Library

AADE members have access to The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Evidence Analysis Library, a synthesis of the most relevant nutritional research on important dietetic practice questions housed within an accessible, online, user-friendly library.   



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