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Have Diabetes? A Flu Shot Should Top Your Fall To-Do List

If you diabetes and haven’t been vaccinated, it’s time to reconsider. Flu can be more serious than you realize, and health officials say there are early signs that this flu season will be a bad one.
2-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AADE to Work with Truck Drivers and Other At-Risk Populations including Hispanic, African American and Native American Communities to Prevent/Delay Type 2 Diabetes

The CDC announced today that AADE has been awarded funding for the next 5 years to bring the National DPP to underserved populations with little or no access to diabetes prevention services.
19-Sep-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Telehealth and Online Platforms Should not be Overlooked as Key Tools in 2018 Expansion of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP)

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) filed public comments recently on a proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide education on how to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes via the Medicare...
12-Sep-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How People with Diabetes Can Prepare for Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma fast approaching Florida, preparing for a disaster can feel overwhelming. But for people with diabetes, preparing for the worst is a matter of survival. Janis Roszler, LMFT, RD, LD/N, CDE, FAND, American Association of Diabetes...
7-Sep-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stopping Type 2 Diabetes Before it Starts

More than 86 million Americans are on the path to type 2 diabetes but that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. Just ask Janine Riemersma of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
14-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

National Diabetes Prevention Program Now One Step Closer to Medicare Coverage for Prediabetes

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on March 23 that the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) would be eligible for Medicare expansion this summer when the Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2017 is released. The...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Type 2 Diabetes Do Indeed Benefit From Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring: Study

People with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar if they follow a personalized blood glucose monitoring schedule, even if they don’t use insulin, according to a new study being presented at AADE15, the annual meeting and exhibition of the...
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Legislation Introduced That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) renewed its call for Congress to pass legislation that would result in more people with diabetes gaining access to diabetes education through The Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015.
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medicare Continues to Put People with Diabetes at Risk

A new survey from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) found that Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) significantly reduced beneficiary choice and access to commonly used diabetes testing supplies, adding to previous...
23-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Feeling Overwhelmed Trying to Manage Diabetes?

Recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes distress with these five tips.
23-Feb-2017 3:00 PM EST

Eating Disorders and Diabetes: Experts Discuss @ AADE 2015

As they reach their teens, many with type 1 diabetes discover that the disease provides a secret weapon for losing weight. But it’s dangerous, and can lead to serious medical complications. Diabetes educators and a former diabulImia patient will...
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT

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