Diabetes Education

AMA: Encouraging Patients to Explore Diabetes Risk Through Tablet Use

AMA: Encouraging Patients to Explore Diabetes Risk Through Tablet Use

One clinic shares results after replacing magazines with tablets allowing patients to examine their risk of developing diabetes.

Dietary Sugar Intake Guidelines Largely Based on Low-Quality Evidence

Dietary Sugar Intake Guidelines Largely Based on Low-Quality Evidence

Guidelines on dietary sugar appear to be based on low-quality evidence.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Conversation Map Program Facilitates Diabetes Education Worldwide

Conversation Map Program Facilitates Diabetes Education Worldwide

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The Conversation Map tools help incorporate guidelines to help clinicians individualize diabetes management.

Increased Utilization of Diabetes Self-Management Education  Is Necessary

Increased Utilization of Diabetes Self-Management Education Is Necessary

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Diabetes self-management education is an important aspect of diabetes care, and clinicians need to increase its use.

Flourishing with Diabetes

Flourishing with Diabetes

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Focusing on what the patient does right is most beneficial in diabetes management.

Joint Position Statement Addresses Importance of DSME

Joint Position Statement Addresses Importance of DSME

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AADE, ADA and AND released position statement on when a patient should be referred for diabetes self-management education.

Does Self-Management Education Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetes?

Does Self-Management Education Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetes?

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A systematic review of evidence may help answer question of whether DSME benefits patients with diabetes.

How to Use Real-Time CGM to Optimize Diabetes Outcomes

How to Use Real-Time CGM to Optimize Diabetes Outcomes

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Thoroughly instructing patients on CGM can help improve diabetes outcomes.

Behavioral Strategies for Weight Loss May Have Lasting, Accumulating Benefits

Behavioral Strategies for Weight Loss May Have Lasting, Accumulating Benefits

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Strategies for modifying behaviors may help with weight management by enhancing motivation and accountability.

Pharmacists As Diabetes Educators Can Improve Care in Underserved Communities

Pharmacists As Diabetes Educators Can Improve Care in Underserved Communities

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Certified diabetes educator pharmacists can play a greater role in helping patients with diabetes manage medications.

An Opportunity for Greater Collaboration Between Industry, Clinical Practice in Diabetes Care

An Opportunity for Greater Collaboration Between Industry, Clinical Practice in Diabetes Care

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Diabetes educators in industry roles are uniquely poised to foster collaboration between industry and clinical practice.

In PCOS, Preventing Chronic Disease Requires Multi-Pronged Approach

In PCOS, Preventing Chronic Disease Requires Multi-Pronged Approach

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Nutrition and lifestyle modifications form cornerstone of therapy.

2014 National Diabetes Survey: Lessons Learned

2014 National Diabetes Survey: Lessons Learned

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Results highlight importance of addressing psychological issues, behavior change strategies and more.

National Diabetes Prevention Program Offers Model for Combating Diabetes Epidemic

National Diabetes Prevention Program Offers Model for Combating Diabetes Epidemic

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Ann Albright, RD, PhD, of the CDC, discusses components of the National DPP.

Effective Strategies Needed to Address Eating Disorders in Diabetes

Effective Strategies Needed to Address Eating Disorders in Diabetes

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About 33% of girls with type 1 diabetes have an eating disorder.

mHealth Helps Patients Take Control of Their Diabetes

mHealth Helps Patients Take Control of Their Diabetes

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Popular technologies are ushering in new ways to help patients, clinicians manage diabetes.

Step-Wise Approach to Education May Improve CGM Adherence

Step-Wise Approach to Education May Improve CGM Adherence

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Individualized education found to be beneficial for young CGM users.

Comprehensive Foot Exams Necessary in Diabetes

Comprehensive Foot Exams Necessary in Diabetes

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Identifying foot problems early in diabetes can prevent serious and extensive complications.

Engaging Diabetes Patients Through Technology

Engaging Diabetes Patients Through Technology

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Using technology to engage patients with diabetes is important in the changing landscape of health information.

Preventable Hypoglycemia: A Cognitive Challenge in Diabetes Self-Management

Preventable Hypoglycemia: A Cognitive Challenge in Diabetes Self-Management

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Hypoglycemia is a serious problem for those with diabetes, and clinicians must educate their patients about the risks.

Ramadan and Diabetes: Medical Challenges, Concerns and Considerations

Ramadan and Diabetes: Medical Challenges, Concerns and Considerations

Individualization is key to diabetes management during Ramadan, a month of fasting, for patients who follow Islam.

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