Diabetes and Worksite Wellness

An individual with or at risk for developing diabetes likely spends at least one-third of their day on the job. In many cases, the worksite may present special challenges. Read More “Diabetes and Worksite Wellness”

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. Read More “Dietary Supplements for Diabetes”

Incorporating the ADA’s Psychosocial Care Position Statement into Clinical Practice

This edition of Educator’s Corner explores the role of psychosocial care in diabetes management and how to incorporate the American Diabetes Association’s statement on such therapy into routine clinical practice. Read More “Incorporating the ADA’s Psychosocial Care Position Statement into Clinical Practice”

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. Read More “Yoga in the Clinic”

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. Read More “How to Bring the Diabetes Prevention Program to Your Community”

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. Read More “Engaging the Family in Diabetes Management”