Perspectives on Diabetes Care

This is the official blog of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists where we share recent research and professional opinions on diabetes care and education.


Explore Helpful Views on Diabetes Care & Education

If you're looking for professional opinions on diabetes care and education, you're in the right place. Perspectives on Diabetes Care is the official ADCES® diabetes care and education blog that shares helpful views on diabetes care and education. 

This is where you'll find practical tips on working with people affected by prediabetes, diabetes and related cardiometabolic conditions and the latest research and viewpoints on issues facing diabetes care and education specialists and the people they serve.



Current & Past ADCES Blog Articles


App Reviews Now Available on Website

Oct 19, 2021, 14:05 PM

The ADCES Technology Committee has a new resource to answer your questions about diabetes apps, so you can provide the insight your patients are seeking. Learn more about app reviews on

To “Be All You Can Be” – Why I am Proud to be a BC-ADM

Oct 15, 2021, 11:21 AM

The BC-ADM credential denotes an expert in diabetes management, care and education and leads to numerous professional opportunities. Lucia Novak shares what being a BC-ADM means to her and how it's enhanced her practice.

Technology conference an opportunity for primary care to learn the latest about CGM and other diabetes technologies!

Oct 11, 2021, 11:44 AM

Tamara Oser, MD, is one of an impressive lineup of speakers for the first annual ADCES Technology Conference. Learn why she thinks primary care practices need to attend!

Status Update: Automated Insulin Delivery Devices

Oct 6, 2021, 15:38 PM

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM defines automated insulin delivery (AID) systems and outlines some benefits to users and caregivers. She also shares details on currently available AID systems and provides glimpse into the future of AID.

New Study Shows Telehealth Cooking Classes Can Improve A1C in Veterans

Oct 4, 2021, 13:48 PM

In a recent study published in The Science of Diabetes Self-Management and Care, Cross and colleagues examined change in A1C when providing DSMES via cooking classes to veterans with type 2 diabetes. Learn about the positive findings here.

Register Now, And Don’t Book an Early Flight Home

Oct 1, 2021, 14:27 PM

Ways to maximize your practice's coding and reimbursement via CGM is the session Hope Warshaw is most excited about with the upcoming ADCES Diabetes Technology Conference. Learn why.

Utilizing A Technology Framework to Reduce Disparities and Therapeutic Inertia

Sep 27, 2021, 23:34 PM

The ICC Framework can help you identify and address health inequities while reducing therapeutic inertia in your practice.

Understanding the New Screening Guidelines for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Sep 20, 2021, 11:30 AM

Find out how the new guidelines impact your practice, where they came from and why they are needed.

Back to School: 6 Tips for Parents of Children Living With Type 1 Diabetes

Sep 13, 2021, 10:41 AM

Parents of children living with type 1 diabetes may experience feelings of fear and anxiety when school starts. They need to know that their child is safe when they aren’t present. Here are a few tips you can share with your clients to help their child be safe and give them the peace of mind they deserve.

Smart Watches and Fitness Trackers: 5 Lessons Learned to Help People with Diabetes Be More Active

Sep 7, 2021, 17:18 PM

Fitness trackers and smart watches can be effective tools in improving physical activity. Given the constant changes in devices and technology tools, staying up to date can be a very daunting task. Vivian N. Ayuk, PharmD, CDCES shares five diabetes tech lessons learned that have helped shape her organization's policies and conversations around technology use.