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Published August 26, 2019

From Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care: Strategies for Success

 

 

From Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care: Strategies for Success

Transition from pediatric to adult diabetes care should be structured and purposeful. Utilization of available resources can reduce risks that the emerging adult will experience such as gaps in care and increase the probability of a positive and successful transition. Find out more. 


Dietary Supplements for Diabetes

 

Dietary Supplements for Diabetes

Clinicians must have a non-judgmental attitude toward patients who use dietary supplements for diabetes. Clinicians and patients should collaboratively develop realistic goals for supplement use. Find out more. 


Insulin Interchanges and Formulary Considerations Table 1

Insulin Interchanges and Formulary Considerations

Insulin regimens and insulin dosing are becoming increasingly complicated as new products become available, new trial data are released related to existing insulin products, and as institutional and insurance formularies change. Read more. 


Mark Atkinson, PhD

 

Diabetes Researcher Spotlight: Mark Atkinson, PhD, JDRF

Researcher Spotlight: “It has become a life-long dream of mine to see a way to prevent or cure [Type 1 Diabetes].” Learn about Dr. Mark Atkinson’s T1D research, how JDRF funding early in his career helped establish his focus, and his mission to improve diabetes care, management, and access to medications and supplies. Read more. 


Published July 8, 2019

In Search of the Perfect CGM Report

In Search of the Perfect CGM Report

In today’s busy clinical practice, time is of the essence. When patients arrive with devices ready for downloading, we must access reports that allow for quick analysis, generate the right questions and lead to sensible conclusions. Learn about sensor overlays compared ambulatory glucose profiles for interpreting your patients’ CGM report data Read more. 


Enterprising Diabetes Educators Embrace Digital Health

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. This article explores the rapidly expanding role of digital health in diabetes care, the evidence advocating its use, and the leadership opportunity for diabetes educators. Find out more. 


DANA for Divas: Integrating Technology Into a Diabetes Practice

DANA for Divas: Integrating Technology Into a Diabetes Practice

DANA (Diabetes Advance Network Access) is designed to provide AADE members with a one-stop site to navigate the plethora of information, news, training, supplies, product reviews, use cases and other resources relating to devices/apps for diabetes and prediabetes. Learn more. 


Insulin Interchanges and Formulary Considerations Table 1

Insulin Interchanges and Formulary Considerations

Insulin regimens and insulin dosing are becoming increasingly complicated as new products become available, new trial data are released related to existing insulin products, and as institutional and insurance formularies change. Read more. 


 

Published June 3, 2019

Getting Ready for the ADA’s 2019 Scientific Sessions

 

Getting Ready for the ADA’s 2019 Scientific Sessions

The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions is the world’s largest scientific meeting focused on presenting the latest data on diabetes. Learn the top reasons to attend this year’s conference Learn more. 


Advances in Diabetes — Prevention, Interception and Reversal

 

Advances in Diabetes — Prevention, Interception and Reversal

Diabetes Self-Management and Practical Diabetology add prominent leaders from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, JDRF to advisory boards. Learn more.


Diabetes Language Statement: The Language We Use Can Impact Diabetes Care

 

Diabetes Language Statement: The Language We Use Can Impact Diabetes Care

Words are powerful. Read about the new, practical guidelines developed by the ADA and AADE, and learn techniques to incorporate these communication guidelines into daily practice. Learn more. 


Free Guide to Diabetes on the Job

 

Patient Resource: Free Diabetes on the Job Download

The workplace can add to the challenges of managing diabetes. Download the free patient guide and share tools to successfully navigate diabetes on the job. Learn more. 


Published April 29, 2019

Advisory Board Update

Diabetes Self-Management, Practical Diabetology Add Prominent Diabetes Advocates to Advisory Boards

Diabetes Self-Management and Practical Diabetology add prominent leaders from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, JDRF to advisory boards. Learn more.


The Overlooked Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes

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. Learn more


Using Tandem’s Basal-IQ Technology with Your Patients

Using Tandem’s Basal-IQ Technology with Your Patients

The latest from Tandem Diabetes Care®, Basal-IQ™ Technology is a predictive low-glucose suspend feature on the t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump that integrates with the Dexcom G6® Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System. Learn more


Phone Intervention Improves A1C

 

Phone Intervention Improves A1C in Patients at Risk of Noncompliance

Researchers recently tested different methods of raising medication compliance among diabetes patients and reported the results online in JAMA Network Open. Learn more


Published March 25, 2019

Adding Sulfonylureas to Metformin Can Be Dangerous
Adding Sulfonylureas to Metformin Can Be Dangerous

When a patient with Type 2 diabetes is not meeting glucose targets on metformin, some practitioners add a sulfonylurea or switch to sulfonylurea monotherapy. According to research published in The BMJ, adding or switching to this class of medicines may increase the risk of severe hypoglycemia, cardiovascular events and more. Learn more.


Diabetes and Shift Work

Diabetes and Shift Work: Tips for Control

For shift workers with diabetes, blood glucose management is a special priority. Share this diabetes and shift work patient guide and get expert tips for off-peak management. Learn more


Physician Burnout: When the Pressure of the Job Gets to You

Physician Burnout: When the Pressure of the Job Gets to You

According to 2019 data, diabetes/endocrinologists were among the nation’s most burned-out specialties. Learn the signs and causes of burnout and depression, and discover support tools to reduce the risk. Get the tools. 


Sylvia E. Rosas

Researcher Spotlight: Sylvia E. Rosas, MD, MSCE

“Our work shows the prevalence of diabetes is increasing and so is the prevalence of chronic kidney disease in individuals with diabetes.” Sylvia Rosas, dir., Latino Kidney Clinic at Joslin Diabetes Center discusses her research focus, 2019 goals, activities beyond the research and more. Read more


Diabetes Oral Health

Patient resource: Diabetes and Oral Health

For people living with diabetes, monitoring blood glucose levels, maintaining a medication regimen, eating well and more are high on the priority list. But what about oral health? Share this patient guide, which offers tips to maintain a healthy and bright smile. Share the guide.


Published February 28, 2019

Effective Communication With Diabetes Patients

Effective Communication with Diabetes Patients

According to the International Diabetes Federation, communication is the most important element in diabetes care. Get strategies to effectively interview and communicate with your patients.

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Researcher Spotlight: Nestoras Mathioudakis, MD, MHS, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Researcher Spotlight: Nestoras Mathioudakis, MD, MHS

Learn about Johns Hopkins Medicine Endocrinologist Nestoras Mathioudakis’ 2019 research goals, technologies to watch and his interests “beyond the research.”

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What Is a Normal Blood Sugar Level?

Patient Resource: What is a Normal Blood Sugar Level?

The aim of diabetes treatment is to bring glucose levels as close to normal as possible. This blood sugar chart shows normal blood glucose levels before and after meals and recommended HbA1c levels for people with and without diabetes.

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Reducing the Risk of Foot Re-Ulceration in Diabetes

Reducing the Risk of Foot Re-Ulceration in Diabetes

Reoccurrence of foot ulcers in the diabetic population is a common problem. Learn about patient- and caregiver-centered interventions, product recommendations, research in the pipeline and more.

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How to Bring the Diabetes Prevention Program to Your Community - Practical Diabetology

How to Bring the Diabetes Prevention Program to Your Community

The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a lifestyle change program designed to help people feel better and build the confidence to do things they would have otherwise been unable to do. Learn how to bring the DPP in your community.

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