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American Association of Diabetes Educators Honors Excellence in Diabetes Education at 2019 Annual Conference

Six diabetes educators were honored at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference in Houston for their achievements in diabetes care and their dedication to the organization.
9-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Reports that Hypoglycemia Risks are Reduced with Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support

A new systematic review of evidence published in the August 2019 issue of The Diabetes Educator shows the impact of diabetes education in reducing hypoglycemia events and/or symptoms.
1-Aug-2019 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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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


  • Evan Sisson

    Associate Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

    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

    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

    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

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


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