Dietary Supplements for Diabetes

Clinicians must have a non-judgmental attitude toward patients who use dietary supplements for diabetes. They should collaboratively develop realistic goals.

Enterprising Diabetes Educators Embrace Digital Health

Digital health, the convergence of health care and technology, has reached a tipping point and is leading to clinical care and practice remodeling.

Seven Tips for Making Interesting Presentations

The last thing an educator wants to be described as boring. Try these tips for grabbing and holding your audience’s attention and making interesting presentations.

The Overlooked Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes

This edition of Educator’s Corner outlines the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes and highlights awareness efforts to help reduce the misdiagnosis of this condition.

Yoga in the Clinic

This edition of Educator’s Corner defines and describes yoga and its common components, evaluates the scientific evidence of yoga as an adjunctive treatment modality for diabetes, and provides “practice pearls” for implementing yoga in the clinic and/or in diabetes self-management curricula and programs.

How to Bring the Diabetes Prevention Program to Your Community

The Diabetes Prevention Program produces more than improved health outcomes and cost savings. The program helps people feel better and build the energy and confidence to do things that they would have otherwise been unable to do.

Engaging the Family in Diabetes Management

Diabetes requires self-management skills to ensure proper self-care and optimize clinical outcomes. Education is instrumental in promoting self-care behaviors. However, education alone does not guarantee healthy behavior change. Support plays an imperative role in encouraging and solidifying this change.

Tools to Enhance Clinical Practice: A Look Inside Educator’s Corner

Educator’s Corner is designed to promote diabetes education and disseminate creative approaches to diabetes self-management education (DSME), medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and other services that improve diabetes care through education.