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National Diabetes Prevention Program Now One Step Closer to Medicare Coverage for Prediabetes

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on March 23 that the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) would be eligible for Medicare expansion this summer when the Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2017 is released. The...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Type 2 Diabetes Do Indeed Benefit From Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring: Study

People with type 2 diabetes can lower their blood sugar if they follow a personalized blood glucose monitoring schedule, even if they don’t use insulin, according to a new study being presented at AADE15, the annual meeting and exhibition of the...
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Legislation Introduced That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with Diabetes

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) renewed its call for Congress to pass legislation that would result in more people with diabetes gaining access to diabetes education through The Access To Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015.
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes-Eating Disorder Combination Requires Integrated Treatment

Healthcare providers need to be alert for signs of an eating disorder in people with type 1 diabetes – especially young girls and women, according to presentations at AADE15. A list of warning signs of the disease can help - see below.
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Healthy for the Holidays: Tips for People with Diabetes

From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, the holidays can be fun and heartwarming. They can also be exhausting and stressful... especially for people with diabetes. AADE offers some self-care tips to help people with diabetes keep the condition...
13-Nov-2014 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetes Education Improves Health, Quality of Life

Diabetes education significantly improves outcomes among people with the condition, leading to reduced blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
4-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mental Health Coaching Improves Outcomes for People with Diabetes and Depression

Mental health coaching significantly eased depression and reduced blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.
4-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mindfulness Training Benefits U.S. Veterans with Diabetes

Mindfulness training, including focused breathing and awareness training, helped U.S. veterans with diabetes significantly lower their diabetes-related distress and blood sugar levels and improve their self-management of the disease.
4-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medicare Continues to Put People with Diabetes at Risk

A new survey from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) found that Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) significantly reduced beneficiary choice and access to commonly used diabetes testing supplies, adding to previous...
23-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Feeling Overwhelmed Trying to Manage Diabetes?

Recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes distress with these five tips.
23-Feb-2017 3:00 PM EST

Eating Disorders and Diabetes: Experts Discuss @ AADE 2015

As they reach their teens, many with type 1 diabetes discover that the disease provides a secret weapon for losing weight. But it’s dangerous, and can lead to serious medical complications. Diabetes educators and a former diabulImia patient will...
3-Aug-2015 12:05 AM EDT

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