AADE 2016

AADE 2016
The American Association of Diabetes Educators' Annual Meeting is set for August 12-15, 2016, in San Diego, California. This 14,000-member multidisciplinary professional membership organization includes nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, exercise specialists, and others dedicated to improving diabetes care through innovative education, management, and support.
August 15, 2016
While there has been some recent progress, bias pervades healthcare when it comes to obesity treatment. This gives patients less access to care than they receive for other chronic conditions, even though obesity causes some of those conditions.
August 15, 2016
More than 3500 sites offer diabetes self-management education, and speakers at the annual meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators discussed how this system could be engaged to bring the Diabetes Prevention Program to all 50 states.
August 14, 2016
Despite recent progress by advocates, children with type 1 diabetes still face discrimination at school. A panel at the meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators spelled out what laws apply, what plans schools must have, and how certified diabetes educators can help allay fears and misunderstanding.
August 14, 2016
An administrator and a dietitian presented their blueprint for shared appointments, which they said offer patients both individual attention and group support.
August 14, 2016
The transition to a value-based payment system may ultimately reward diabetes educators, but right now these professionals see challenges on the front lines.
August 13, 2016
Payers are making investments in care coordination to halt the overuse of services and medication. Certified diabetes educators (CDEs) are ideal candidates for this role, since so much of high healthcare spending is due to chronic disease.
August 13, 2016
A study found that certified diabetes educators embedded in a primary practice, while consulting with an endocrinologist, were able to dramatically improve A1C in a short time by overcoming clinical inertia.
August 13, 2016
Getting diabetes self-management education within reach of the target audience means putting trainers into primary care practices. A program from the University of Washington shows how to transport lessons from an academic center into local clinics.
August 13, 2016
The importance of care coordination and the role of diabetes educators in the primary care practice is a theme of the 2016 meeting of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, taking place in San Diego, California.
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