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


Utilizing Implementation Science to Advance Care Planning After Gestational Diabetes

Jul 18, 2024, 15:54 PM

Despite ongoing research and evidence-based standards of care, knowledge and practice gaps exist in translating this evidence to benefit people living with or at risk for diabetes, including gestational diabetes. Kerri Knippen, PhD, RDN, LD, BC-ADM, FAND, discusses a recent implementation science research project that helped make advances in this area.

Communities of Interest: The "Hidden Gems"

Jun 25, 2024, 09:31 AM

One of the best benefits of being an ADCES member is our Communities of Interest or COIs. It's where members who share professional interests, practice settings and specialties can share, collaborate and advise one another. Read on while Member Affiliates Liaison Leigh Bak talks about our newest COI for entrepreneurs or those interested in possibly becoming one.

ADCES24 Research Roundtables Series: When to Implement the Diabetes Prevention Program

Jun 13, 2024, 10:56 AM

In the latest in our ADCES24 research roundtable series, Lillian Madrigal, PhD, shares her findings on organizational implementation of the Diabetes Prevention Program.

ADCES24 Research Roundtables Series: Prioritizing Mental Wellness as a Researcher

Jun 13, 2024, 10:46 AM

Antonio Miranda, PhD, discusses ways to address mental well-being in the research community in this installment of the research roundtable series.

ADCES24 Research Roundtables Series: Helpful Tips for Writing Successful Grant Proposals

Jun 6, 2024, 15:55 PM

In the latest in our ADCES24 research roundtable series, Alexandra Kazaks, PhD, shares tips on how to successfully write grant proposals and increase your grant writing skills.

ADCES24 Research Roundtables Series: How Social Determinants of Health Impact Diabetes Care and Education

Jun 3, 2024, 12:28 PM

In the latest blog in the ADCES24 research roundtables series, Eva Vivan, PhD shares her study on how addressing certain social determinants of health can positively advance the impact of diabetes care and education.

ADCES24 Research Roundtables Series: Necessary Considerations for Diabetes Care Expenses

May 30, 2024, 14:07 PM

In the first in a series of blogs on topics that will be covered during ADCES24's series of research roundtables, Boon Peng Ng, PhD, shares his findings on the costs associated with diabetes care and necessary considerations to address.

A.I.D. = New Opportunities

Apr 25, 2024, 11:09 AM

Automated insulin delivery (AID) systems can be a benefit for people with diabetes by helping with some of the work involved in day-to-day diabetes management. Gary Scheiner, MS, CDCES discusses some of the benefits of AID systems, as well as other areas of diabetes management to be aware of even while using these systems.

The Impact of Co-Existing Diabetes and Disordered Eating

Mar 21, 2024, 16:21 PM

ADCES member and spokesperson Janice Baker, MBA, RDN, CDCES, CNSC, BCADM discusses the impact that eating disorders and disordered eating can have on individuals with diabetes and how DCES can support individuals who may have this dual diagnosis.

“Food as Medicine”: How Access to Nutritious Food Can Positively Impact the Health of People With Diabetes.

Mar 15, 2024, 11:40 AM

With the prevalence of chronic diseases that are either prevented or treated with dietary interventions, “food-as-medicine” programs are a hot topic. A randomized clinical trial was performed to address how effective one food-as-medicine program was in lowering hemoglobin A1C levels between treatment and control groups in a large group of individuals with Type 2 diabetes and self-reported food insecurity.