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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

American Association of Diabetes Educators Honors Excellence in Diabetes Education

Six diabetes educators were honored for their achievements in the field of diabetes education and their dedication to the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) during its annual conference.
18-Aug-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AADE’s DANA: One-Stop Healthcare Technology Resource for Diabetes Educators

AADE launches DANA (Diabetes Advanced Network Access), a one-stop healthcare resource that helps diabetes educators and other healthcare professionals navigate the many new technologies people with diabetes and prediabetes can use to get and stay...
6-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Time to Get Screened: Medicare Begins Covering Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in April

Starting in April, millions of Medicare beneficiaries who meet criteria will have access to the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), which will go a long way to helping prevent or delay the condition, notes the American Association of...
26-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Congress Passes Major Fix to CMS Competitive Bidding Program for Diabetes Testing Supplies

A big win for people with diabetes as Congress passes language to strengthen key patient protections.
9-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST 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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