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Welcome to the ADCES Media Center

Find the latest information from reputable sources for your news stories about diabetes care and education.

Media Relations

ADCES Media Center

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists is home to experts on various topics related to diabetes care and education. We welcome the opportunity to provide you with sources and resources about what we do and the impact we have on people with diabetes and the healthcare system. 


Media Contact

For more information, contact Danielle McNary in ADCES® Media Relations at 312-601-4805 or [email protected].

Talking About Diabetes

Language & Diabetes in the Media

How we talk about diabetes in the media has an impact. Using descriptive and non-judgmental language when talking about diabetes or about people with diabetes can make a positive difference. If you’re a member of the media, please take a moment to review these suggestions when covering stories on diabetes.

View Our Language Guide

Quotes From Diabetes Spokespeople

Get expert commentary, story ideas and background information on the full range of prediabetes, diabetes and cardiometabolic related topics from ADCES volunteer diabetes spokespeople. If you’re writing an article on any of these subjects, consider interviewing one of our qualified diabetes care and education experts.

Meet Our Spokespeople

ADCES & Diabetes in the Media

Learn more about ADCES’s contributions, activities and events surrounding the education, management and prevention of prediabetes, diabetes and related cardiometabolic conditions in our latest news releases.

Press Release

Focus on Patient Experience Can Improve Diabetes Care: A Consensus Statement

A joint paper ADCES participated in developing calls on health care providers who treat diabetes to focus not only on clinical numbers but on patient experience. Doing this will improve quality of care and facilitate attainment of treatment goals.

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Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists Introduces New Strategic Plan for 2024-28

The new ADCES Strategic Plan is focused on improving access to diabetes care and education, advancing the expertise of the DCES, and growing and diversifying ADCES's membership.

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The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists Announces 2023 Fellowship Awards

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists has announced the recipients of the 2023 Fellows Program awards.

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Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists to Participate in $50 Million Cooperative Agreement to Expand Diabetes Prevention and Management Efforts

The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES), in partnership with Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance (Emory Centers) has been awarded $50 million over five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in support of the grant CDC-RFA-DP23-2320: A Strategic Approach to Advancing Health Equity for Priority Populations with or at Risk for Diabetes.

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Largest Conference Dedicated to Diabetes, Prediabetes and Cardiometabolic Care and Education Opens in Houston, TX in August

ADCES's 2023 Annual Conference will take place from Friday, August 4 through Monday, August 7 in Houston, Texas, bringing together diabetes care and education specialists from across the nation to network and problem-solve while learning about topics that will allow them to provide the best care to people with diabetes, prediabetes and other cardiometabolic conditions.

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New Bipartisan Bill Would Improve Access to Diabetes Care

Last week, U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA) reintroduced the HR 3842 - Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training Act with Representatives Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), and David Schweikert (R-AZ).

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