AADE 2016

Medjacking: Accuracy and Cyber Protection Required for All Glucose Monitoring Devices

Medjacking: Accuracy and Cyber Protection Required for All Glucose Monitoring Devices

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Accuracy of glucose monitoring devices and protection of data are important issues for patients with diabetes.

Patient Preferences, Goals Help Guide Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors

Patient Preferences, Goals Help Guide Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors

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Clinicians should consider a number of factors when weighing the risks and benefits of using SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with diabetes.

Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education in Type 2 Diabetes

Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education in Type 2 Diabetes

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Joan K. Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, describes a joint position statement regarding implementation of diabetes self-management education.

Addressing Female Sexual Dysfunction in Diabetes

Addressing Female Sexual Dysfunction in Diabetes

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Clinicians may be able to help ease the problem of female sexual dysfunction by talking to patients and learning about new treatments.

Tackling the Obesity Epidemic

Tackling the Obesity Epidemic

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Diabetes educators can help patients with obesity achieve long-term weight loss and prevent gaining it back.

Artificial Pancreas Moving Steadily Toward Commercial Approval

Artificial Pancreas Moving Steadily Toward Commercial Approval

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The FDA is coordinating with investigators, manufacturers, clinicians, and others to bring automated insulin delivery devices to market.

Care Coordinators: A New Role for Diabetes Educators

Care Coordinators: A New Role for Diabetes Educators

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The Holy Grail of health care is delivery of quality care at a reduced cost. But what exactly is quality care? How do we really know we are cutting costs?

Nonnutritive Sweeteners May Not Change Appetite

Nonnutritive Sweeteners May Not Change Appetite

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Data show that nonnutritive sweeteners likely do not change appetite or cause diabetes and may actually help with weight loss.

Increasing Knowledge About Genetic Testing for Type 2 Diabetes

Increasing Knowledge About Genetic Testing for Type 2 Diabetes

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Increasing awareness of and knowledge about genetic testing for type 2 diabetes can benefit diabetes educators.

The Need for Change in the Health Care Environment

The Need for Change in the Health Care Environment

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Joan K. Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE, offers her perspective on the current state of health care and what needs to change.

Why Do Some People Eat More Than They Think?

Why Do Some People Eat More Than They Think?

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Taking steps to increase the visibility and convenience of healthier foods may help people lose weight.

Greater Awareness of NAFLD, NASH in Diabetes Needed

Greater Awareness of NAFLD, NASH in Diabetes Needed

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Clinicians must be aware of the overlap between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and other metabolic disorders.

Better Sleep May Improve Diabetes Outcomes

Better Sleep May Improve Diabetes Outcomes

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Identifying unhealthy sleep habits at routine visits may help patients with diabetes improve health outcomes.

Glucagon May Be Ready for Prime Time

Glucagon May Be Ready for Prime Time

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Glucagon should be recognized as a lifesaver for hypoglycemia and a major treatment for diabetes.

AADE16: Embracing and Celebrating Change in Diabetes Education

AADE16: Embracing and Celebrating Change in Diabetes Education

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Joan K. Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, discusses the theme of this year's annual meeting of the Association of Diabetes Educators.

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