The Many Hats a Certified Diabetes Educator Wears - Cecelia Health

I recently had an individual ask me what exactly is a CDE and what do they do? My initial response was a quick, textbook type answer; a certified diabetes educator (CDE) is a health professional who has experience and expertise in the area of diabetes prevention and management. My role is to.

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My Experience Helping Fellow Latinos Manage Diabetes

Carmelita Jimenez RN, BSN, CDE  specializes in working with diabetes patients in Spanish. People often ask me, “Carmelita, what do you like most about working with the Latino population?” and I say “EVERYTHING!!” I enjoy working with a people who tend to not only value the importance of family, but.

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Successfully Leveraging Digital Health and Personalized Support to Deliver Outcomes for Diabetes Patients

Together, Cecelia Health and Glooko are delivering highly personalized, data-driven coaching and a mobile health solution to patients and care providers. We announced our collaboration last month. The Glooko-Cecelia Health partnership enables us to leverage user-specific data and expert clinicians.

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Tips for Overcoming 5 Common Barriers to Exercise

You’ve heard it before. “You need to exercise more.” “You need to start an exercise program.” In today’s busy world, it can feel overwhelming with thoughts of “where do I begin?” or “where am I supposed to get the time to exercise?” or “what can I do easily to exercise?”

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Tips for Reducing Stress

It is hard to escape stress in everyday life.  Stress can come from many different sources: work, marriage, school, kids, relationships, money, or health. Diabetes can bring its own type of stress. At the same time, stress from other areas of life can impact diabetes by raising blood sugars.

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Finding a Good Diabetes Educator

Who listens to you?

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How to Fight The Dangers of Our Sedentary Society

As a certified diabetes educator with a large number of my patients in the workforce, I have seen great benefit to their diabetes management and overall health by incorporating some or many of the ideas shared in this article.

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Overcoming Barriers to Nutrition with Jane Abbey

THIS BLOG IS THE Third IN A SERIES OF POSTS BY CECELIA HEALTH CDE AND RN, JANE ABBEY, EACH ADDRESSING A DIFFERENT HURDLE TO SUCCESSFUL DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT. Check out the introduction and Emotional barriers post. 

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Overcoming Barriers with Jane Abbey: Introduction

Jane Abbey RN, CDE My name is Jane Abbey and I am a Registered Nurse and a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).  I have been involved in Diabetes Education for over 20 years.

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Preventing Self-Sabotage; Can Keeping a Journal be the Answer?

You’re doing great; checking your blood sugar, watching your carbs, exercising, and the hard work is really starting to pay off.  You look good, feel great, and your blood sugar numbers are really starting to come down. Then, out of nowhere old behaviors start to creep back. You find yourself.

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