A Summary of ADA’s Recent 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

For diabetes healthcare workers, part of ringing in the new year is reviewing the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Updated Diabetes Standards of Medical Care. Each year, a professional practice committee reviews evidence that has come out since the previous edition, providing recommendations for.

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Strategies for CDEs When Working with Low Income Individuals with Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that disproportionately affects low income individuals. At the same time, diabetes self-management presents significant challenges for people who struggle with financial resources. Since food is part of the medicine for diabetes, access to healthy options can be a barrier.  As.

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The Use of Smart Technology For Diabetes Management - Cecelia Health

Diabetes  management can be complicated and often requires a multidisciplinary approach to help maintain optimal blood glucose  control. Lifestyle modifications and regular blood glucose monitoring while   proven to be helpful, can also be  overwhelming. Recent technological advances, if.

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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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New Funding Mechanisms Offer Opportunity to Improve Access to Diabetes Education

This article first appeared in Managed Healthcare Executive on December, 5, 2016. Read the original here.

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Improving Medication Compliance To Feel Good & Achieve Better Blood Sugars

Do you say to yourself after each doctor visit, “I will do better this month with taking my meds”?

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I’m so tired! How to sleep well with diabetes and why it's so important.

Do you ever find yourself feeling exhausted, yet keep pushing through? This is a badge of strength and commitment to your family, career or whatever you hold dear, right?

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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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Your Pharmacist Can Be Your Diabetes Educator

Studies indicate that patients interact with their pharmacists more than all other health care providers. A recent study involving high risk patients (with chronic diseases, including diabetes) found that the patients visited their primary care physician an average of 4 times per year, had 9.

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