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


Prioritizing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Diabetes Care at ADCES22

Jun 6, 2022, 08:00 AM

To maximize chances for success, diabetes care and education specialists should work to gain insight into the person’s life experiences and try to meet them in their cultural space. The ADCES22 inclusive, person-centered education track is designed to give you this background, with sessions that discuss diabetes care as it relates race, religion, culture, income, body shape, disabilities and sexual orientation. Get a sample of the track's sessions in this blog post.

The Top 10 Reasons Why Social Workers Should Attend ADCES22

May 24, 2022, 10:40 AM

Successful management of diabetes requires medical treatment, but it also requires basic psychological care. Social workers' abilities to address this aspect of care make them well-suited members of the diabetes care team. John Zrebiec shares ten reasons that social workers should attend ADCES22.

Automated Insulin Delivery: A Step in the Right Direction

May 23, 2022, 08:00 AM

What are your thoughts on automated insulin delivery systems? Gary Scheiner shares his unique perspective as a person with diabetes and certified diabetes care and education specialists.

What You Need to Know About Psychosocial and Behavioral Health at ADCES22

May 17, 2022, 09:45 AM

ADCES22 is set to deliver education to help you improve behavioral health skills that are critical for long-term success with diabetes care. Learn more about the behavioral health sessions at ADCES22 in this blog post.

New Heart Failure Recommendations and the Impact on People with Diabetes

May 16, 2022, 14:46 PM

In April 2022, the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association released an update to the practice guidelines for heart failure. John Bucheit, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES, pulls out four major recommendations from the new guidelines that all DCESs need to know to improve the cardiometabolic health of people with diabetes.

Time For a Deep(er) Dive Into Diabetes Technology

May 9, 2022, 08:00 AM

Whether you consider yourself a novice or an expert, ADCES22 has just what you need to take your tech skills to the next level. Gary Scheiner MS, CDCES shares a quick message with reasons why you need to register for this year's annual conference.

Latest Treatment Updates on Cardiometabolic Conditions and Diabetes Only at ADCES22

May 2, 2022, 08:00 AM

Samuel Grossman, PharmD, PhD, CDCES, FADCES, highlights education sessions he is looking forward to at ADCES22. Learn more about the dedicated cardiometabolic education track and how it helps you understand the management of cardiometabolic conditions in relation to diabetes.

Automated Insulin Delivery: We’ve Come So Far, Yet Have So Far to Go

Apr 25, 2022, 14:48 PM

Carla Cox, PhD, RDN, CDCES, FADCES shares the highlights from recent article that anyone working in the field of diabetes pump technologies must read. Continue reading for a preview of the current state and emerging options for insulin delivery systems.

Addressing Hearing Loss and Risk of Falls to Improve Diabetes Care and Education

Apr 19, 2022, 13:22 PM

Since the hearing mechanism and vestibular mechanism are hard wired by the VIII cranial nerve, both hearing and balance can be affected by diabetes and related neuropathies. In addition to vestibular balance issue, the loss of vision and foot neuropathy heighten the risk of falls for people with diabetes (PWD). Learn how you can address this invisible problem in your patients.

April 2022: It’s Time to Put Your Hat in the Ring for Leadership

Apr 5, 2022, 18:21 PM

Do you know about the upcoming ADCES national leadership opportunities? From April 1 - April 30 you have the chance to participate in ADCES’ search for leaders to serve in 2023. Sara (Mandy) Reece shares her thoughts on why you should take the next step in your service to ADCES and the specialty.