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


Enhancing dietary experience for those with gestational diabetes: 2023/2024 ADCES/CBDCE mentored fellowship

Nov 28, 2023, 13:28 PM

Current 2023/2024 ADCES/CBDCE Mentored Postdoctoral Fellow in Integrated Diabetes Management, Synneva Hagen-Lillevik, shares the focus of her work this year on providing an experience for people with gestational diabetes that results in better nutritional outcomes.

Why Attend the 2023 Diabetes Tech Conference?

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

Natalie Bellini shares the value of ADCES's Diabetes Technology Conference and what attendees can gain from the upcoming 2023 event.

Growing and Diversifying ADCES Membership: A Longstanding Domain in Strategic Priorities

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

2022 ADCES President Jan Kavookjian provides an overview of the 2024-2028 Strategic Plan, particularly as it relates to one of its overarching goals to grow and maintain a diverse memebership.

Patient Challenges Continue in Monogenic Diabetes, How Providers Can Help

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

Lisa Letourneau-Freiberg, MPH, RD, LDN shares recent research from the UChicago Monogenic Diabetes Registry on the challenges in obtaining an accurate diagnosis of monogenic diabetes.

Learn about FreeStyle Foundations in an Upcoming Webinar

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

Abbott invites you to explore how the FreeStyle Libre systems can be integrated into your practice to help manage your patients living with diabetes in an upcoming webinar.

About the MATCH grant and how each of us can make an impact

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

ADCES recently received a $50 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance (Emory Centers). Learn more about the grant and how you as a DCES can make a difference.

Invitation to Join Me in the ADCES Experience

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

Mandy Reece shares how she stepped out of her comfort zone to be actively involved in ADCES and why she is so glad that she did!

Celiac Awareness Month & How the Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (CDCES) Can Play a Role in Care

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

In recognition of Celiac Awareness Month, Alison Massey MS, RD, CDCES explains how celiac disease can impact people with diabetes and how CDCES's can support those with celiac disease and diabetes.

Behavioral Health: An Important Foundation for Diabetes Care

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

Learn more about The ADCES23 Behavioral Health Planning Committee and the many sessions that will explore topics related to behavioral health at the conference in our latest blog.

UPDATE: DSMT service may continue to be provided via telehealth

Nov 16, 2023, 12:51 PM

On May 12, it was confirmed that DSMT services provided from programs located in a Hospital Outpatient Department are Medicare reimbursable when delivered via telehealth through 2023, even with the end of the Public Health Emergency.