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As Incidence Rate Grows, AADE Releases New Guidance on Care of Children and Young Adults with Diabetes

As the incidence rate for children and young adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes continues to climb, the American Association of Diabetes Educators has released guidance for healthcare professionals on effective care across life stages.
3-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

On Diabetes Alert Day, Understand Your Risk for Prediabetes and Take Action to Prevent A Lifetime with Type 2 Diabetes

Tuesday, March 26 is Diabetes Alert Day! An important time to remind Americans about the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Currently, 1 in 3 is at risk for developing the disease.
22-Mar-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Medicare Bill to Provide Long Needed Overhaul of Diabetes Treatment Services

On March 14, Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) Act (S. 814) in the U.S. Senate. The bill addresses major barriers to access for Medicare beneficiaries,...
19-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Registration Opens for Conference Dedicated to Specialists in Diabetes, Prediabetes and Cardiometabolic Conditions

Diabetes specialists from across the U.S. and beyond can now register for AADE19, the largest conference dedicated to diabetes educators as well as nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals working with people affected by...
27-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Fear A Major Factor in Reduced Quality Life for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

Talking with young adults who have Type 1 diabetes about their fears could greatly impact overall quality of life.
26-Nov-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Have Diabetes and Struggling to Lose Weight?

In a new practice paper, AADE offers creative tips to better manage diabetes and lose weight—a win-win. These tips may help avoid or delay getting type 2 diabetes, especially if someone has been diagnosed with prediabetes. Anyone can benefit from...
11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Have Diabetes? Don’t Skip Recommended Vaccines

Diabetes makes it harder for the immune system to fight off some infections, leaving people with the condition at a higher risk for serious complications from vaccine-preventable diseases, like the flu, pneumonia, hepatitis B, tetanus and shingles.
26-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

AADE awarded more than $2.6 Million by The Helmsley Charitable Trust in Support of DANA, a First-of-its-Kind Technology Curation Hub for Healthcare Professionals

AADE awarded $2.6 million grant over three years by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust for its new DANA resource.
23-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Manage Diabetes and Celebrate, Too: Make Healthy Holidays a Friends and Family Affair

The holidays can be extra stressful for people with diabetes. But with a little extra planning and help from family and friends, anyone can manage their diabetes at a healthy level. AADE has tips to make diabetes management during the holidays a...
5-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST

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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About

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) is dedicated to empowering people with diabetes to live full and healthy lives. Diabetes educators are nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other health professionals who work in partnership with doctors and other healthcare providers to help people manage all the daily aspects of diabetes care, from healthy eating and being active to problem solving and healthy coping. AADE was founded in 1973 and today has more than 14,000 members. Learn more or find a diabetes educator at www.diabeteseducator.org.

Experts

  • Evan Sisson

    Associate Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes Alert Day, Diabetes and Adults, Type 1 Diabetes, Type Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Medications, Diabetes Drugs
     
     
  • Sandra Arevalo

    Director of Nutrition Services/Community Outreach

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes Self-management, Diabetes and Adults, Diabetes and Latino, hispanic health risk factors, Hispanic Health, Bronx and Brooklyn, Latino Health, Minority Health, Minority Health and Health Equity, Health Literacy, Nutrition,
     
     
  • Karen Kemmis

    Clinical Physical Therapist, CDE

    Keywords:
    Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Diabetes and Adults, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Insulin, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Self-management, Exercise, Diabetes and exercise
     
     
  • Kellie Antinori-Lent

    Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, CDE

    Keywords:
    Insulin Pump Therapy, CGM, Diabetes, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Self-management
     
     

Contacts

Matt Eaton
Media Contact

meaton@aadenet.org

312-601-4866

Diana Pihos
Communications Director

dpihos@aadenet.org

312-601-4864

Heather Wright
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

hwright@aadenet.org

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