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


FreeStyle Libre 3 System & Hospital Discharge Program for Transition of Care

Apr 26, 2023, 13:17 PM

On behalf of Abbott, the makers of the FreeStyle Libre 3 system, join ADCES for a webinar on an overview of the FreeStyle Libre 3 system and the Hospital Discharge Program (HDP), along with the benefits of starting the appropriate hospitalized patients with diabetes at discharge on a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for a pathway to the continuation of care.

Prioritizing Equitable Care for Diverse Individuals and Populations

Apr 24, 2023, 17:10 PM

As the countdown to ADCES23 continues, Magon Saunders, DHSc, MS, RDN, LD explains the importance of prioritizing equitable care and how you can dive further into this topic during the annual meeting.

ADCES23: Cutting edge sessions on improving outcomes for people living with cardiometabolic and other diabetes-related complications

Apr 10, 2023, 09:00 AM

Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDCES, FADCES, FASCP highlights a few exciting session topics related to improving outcomes that will be covered at this year's ADCES annual conference.

Sleep Deprivation: Did you know it is considered an epidemic?

Apr 4, 2023, 10:54 AM

The American Diabetes Association Standards of Care for 2023 added a guideline for sleep deprivation as studies show that sleep deprivation increases the risk of prediabetes. Melanie Teslik, MS, RN, BC-ADM, CDCES, CPHQ discusses the effects of sleep deprivation and how to manage it.

Challenge Yourself with Meeting Glycemic Targets and Improving Weight Management

Mar 1, 2023, 10:03 AM

With new medications and updates in guidelines, are you able to stay up to date for your people living with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity? Learn about a new program offered by Clinical Care Options through ADCES.

Are You Making the Most of Your 2023 ADCES Membership?

Feb 9, 2023, 13:07 PM

As you make plans to renew your 2023 membership in ADCES, ensure that you are taking full advantage of the benefits available to you and are making the most of your membership. Join us as we explore the value you receive from your ADCES membership.

A Vision of the Next 50 Years

Feb 7, 2023, 12:17 PM

DCESs are in a position to examine and translate often conflicting research into options that individuals can choose for themselves. Lauren Plunkett RDN, LD, CDCES explores how we can balance research and lived experiences to best benefit people with diabetes.

Severe Hypoglycemia: Are Your At-Risk Patients Prepared?

Jan 24, 2023, 10:58 AM

Hypoglycemia remains a common complication for people with diabetes. Davida F. Kruger, and Anne Peters, in collaboration with the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning, developed a simple, systematic approach to quality improvement to ensure patients are prepared to prevent, recognize, and manage hypoglycemia.

What’s Omnibus got to do with DSMT?

Jan 11, 2023, 16:58 PM

New legislation, signed into law by President Biden on December 29, 2022, extends the public health emergency flexibilities that have allowed Accredited and Recognized DSMES programs to furnish Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes care and education via telehealth and receive reimbursement for those services through the end of 2024.

Living Up to Our Name

Jan 9, 2023, 09:57 AM

The pandemic has been a scourge for the ages. But crawling out from under the toxic mess have been three important positive changes to the way we serve the diabetes community: New and much better medications and technologies, better ways to deliver our services via remote/virtual means, and a new name.