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


Creating SMART New Year’s Resolutions

Dec 29, 2022, 14:02 PM

It’s Not Always What You See or Think

Dec 20, 2022, 16:41 PM

When working with people with diabetes as a diabetes care and education specialist, it's important to remove personal bias and really listen to an individual's unique situation and needs.

Lessons from the Pacific Care Model: A framework for diabetes control and prevention in the Blue Pacific Continent

Dec 1, 2022, 16:38 PM

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and also a great time to acknowledge the efforts of Pacific Island communities, particularly among the United States-affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI), in addressing the burden of the diabetes epidemic and overcoming health disparities.

Preventing and Managing Chronic Illness in Women Through Self-Care and Lifestyle Medicine: Nik Sweeney

Nov 29, 2022, 09:33 AM

At ADCES22 in August, the ADCES Foundation provided scholarships to local diabetes care and education specialists who help communities that are at risk for diabetes and diabetes-related complications. This week, our blog highlights recipient Nik Sweeney, her conference takeaways and how she plans to implement that knowledge. Donate today to the ADCES Foundation, so that it may continue to support projects, communities and individuals like those featured below.

Keeping Up with Diabetes Technology: Get the tools you need at this two-day conference

Nov 21, 2022, 09:51 AM

Is your practice struggling to establish a workflow to meet the growing demand for diabetes technology? Is it a constant challenge to download diabetes device data in advance of clinic and diabetes education visits? Are members of your multidisciplinary team uncertain in their knowledge of specific technology options? If you answered yes to any of these, you need to read Anastasia's blog post and join us for DTC22.

Diabetes Technology Conference: Join us for a two-day immersion into all things diabetes tech

Oct 27, 2022, 10:50 AM

ADCES Diabetes Technology Conference Co-Chair Diana Isaacs is excited to build upon last year's successful conference, where CGM was the focus. This year's conference expands that focus to include more on insulin pumps, AID systems and connected pens. Join us in Chicago on December 9-10.

A technology conference designed for everyone

Oct 17, 2022, 13:57 PM

ADCES Technology Conference co-chair Gary Scheiner shares how the conference is for all levels of healthcare professional: from those you fancy themselves a genius with data to those who are intimidated by anything with a button. Also, check out the sessions he's most excited about.

Key Takeaways from Current and Emerging Trends in Diabetes Care & Education: 2021 National Practice and Workforce Survey

Oct 10, 2022, 16:26 PM

Every couple of years, ADCES conducts a survey to help us track trends within the diabetes care and education specialty. Published this month in the ADCES journal, the writing team shares their a-ha moments.

Wealth of opportunities to upgrade your diabetes technology knowledge

Oct 5, 2022, 15:19 PM

Keeping up to date on diabetes technology advances and knowing how to put them into practice is critical for diabetes care and education specialists. Learn more about a new ADCES resource and upcoming ADCES conference that can help you do just that.

Understanding Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Sep 28, 2022, 16:11 PM

It's estimated that more than 25% of the world’s adult population has some degree of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, with the vast majority undiagnosed and asymptomatic.