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


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

Oct 3, 2023, 14:30 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

Oct 3, 2023, 14:29 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

Oct 3, 2023, 14:27 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

Oct 3, 2023, 14:26 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

Oct 3, 2023, 14:24 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.

Enhance Your Knowledge and Skills in Providing Cost Effective and Quality Care at ADCES23

Oct 3, 2023, 14:22 PM

ADCES23 is the perfect opportunity to learn how to perform at the top of your scope, revitalize your programs, maximize your impact, and decrease hospitalizations. Learn about the many sessions you can attend at this year's event.

DSMT services may continue to be provided via telehealth

Oct 3, 2023, 14:21 PM

Is DSMT via telehealth reimbursable? It's currently unclear. While ADCES, ADA and AND work with CMS on this issue, we have some guidance for those programs.

Managing Diabetes Post Pregnancy: Tips to help avoid Diabetes Burnout and Postpartum Depression

Oct 3, 2023, 14:20 PM

Both diabetes and pregnancy have been associated with an increased risk of anxiety and depression. With the growing prevalence of diabetes in the United States, the number of women impacted by diabetes during pregnancy is also on the rise. Learn how DCES's can support mothers with diabetes in their postpartum experience.

Mitigating Therapeutic Inertia Through Team-Based Care at ADCES23

Oct 3, 2023, 14:18 PM

The post-pandemic world challenges us to think differently about how to provide evidence-based clinical care and self-management training services that best meet the needs of persons living with prediabetes and diabetes. Learn more about the Mitigating Therapeutic Inertia Through Team-Based Care education track at ADCES23.

Diabetes Technology Advancements and Accessibility at ADCES23

Oct 3, 2023, 14:17 PM

As we mark 50 years of advancements in diabetes care and education, the specialty has come a long way since its early days. J. Daniel Ruck, DNP, FNP, BC-ADM, CDCES describes a few of the technology sessions you can learn from at ADCES23.