Research Results: Foundation-funded Projects

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. Our most recent studies are below. Please note that the Value of Diabetes Education studies were also funded by the AADE Foundation.

Systematic Review of Diabetes Education

The study demonstrated that the addition of diabetes self-management education to usual care improves A1C levels compared with usual care alone.

Access to Diabetes Education

This project investigated factors that relate to patients' ability to access diabetes self-management education. It involved three study populations, physicians, diabetes educators and diabetes patients.

Addressing The Role of Nutrition Education and Health Literacy in Diabetes Care

Result of a randomized controlled trial that examined the impact of CDEs delivering MNT. The study concluded that such care is an important component of comprehensive diabetes care and improved glycemic control.

The Medication Adherence Program: Promoting Diabetes Self Management through Community Pharmacies

This study aimed to improve medication self-care for people with diabetes. Effective interventions include patient education.

Building the Evidence on Effective Insulin Injection for Patients at he the High and Low Ends of the BMI Index: Testing a New Framework for the Provision of Educational Services

Michelina Juip, MA RN BSN CDE and team from Hurley Medical Center

Audio Instructions for use of Insulin Pens by Blind People

Ann S. Williams, PhD, RN, CDE

Improving Diabetes Outcomes in African American Women Through Dance and Peer Group Support

Carolyn Murrock, PhD, RN

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