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


Your Invitation to Submit for Late Breaking Research Sessions at AADE19

Apr 22, 2019, 12:58 PM

Take advantage of the opportunities available within AADE to present data and results related to diabetes education and management, like the late breaking research sessions at AADE19! Learn more about how to submit and which topics are welcome.

Recent Updates in the World of Evidence-Based Medicine

Apr 9, 2019, 17:27 PM

In this blog, Jennifer Clements shares some recent updates made to recommendations and guidelines in clinical management and the evidence-based findings that motivated the changes.

What’s Been the Latest Buzz?

Mar 5, 2019, 14:38 PM

Did you have a chance to read the 2018 American College of Cardiology Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Novel Therapies for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease? Jennifer Clements shares a few concise highlights from the consensus report here for you.

The Tale of Building a Valuable Service for Patients, Providers, and Yourself

Jan 22, 2019, 13:58 PM

Have you been thinking about how to improve clinical services and outcomes for your practice from last year? Applying the SMART goals to a clinical practice or service can allow any diabetes educator to improve the chance of their practice’s achievement and success.

The Time to Be Mindful about Burnout

Dec 18, 2018, 14:47 PM

Burnout can lead to poor outcomes, inadequate relationships with our clients and individual dissatisfaction. As we approach the new year, it is time to be mindful about burnout. Learn about seven strategies for starting off fresh in 2019.

2018 ADA/EASD Consensus Guidelines: Top 10 Things to Know for Pharmocatherapy

Nov 7, 2018, 10:33 AM

Get a summary of the 2018 consensus guidelines from the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Jennifer Clements presents the top ten pharmacotherapy takeaways.

Lorcaserin and Cardiovascular Outcomes

Oct 16, 2018, 17:06 PM

Jennifer Clements loves discussing obesity management in and out of her clinical practice. In this blog, she discusses the findings of a study looking at the cardiovascular safety of the anti-obesity medication lorcaserin.

4 Tips for Staying Current on Literature

Sep 6, 2018, 11:53 AM

There is so much information about diabetes published on a daily, even weekly basis, that reviewing and digesting it for clinical application can become overwhelming. You may have access to a wealth of information, but how do you keep up with it in a way that makes sense for your own practice? Jennifer Clements shares her 4 tips for staying current on diabetes literature.

3 Reasons to be Excited for AADE18

Aug 1, 2018, 11:00 AM

Jennifer Clements won't be able to attend the AADE's annual conference this year, but she's excited for all the individuals and colleagues who will make it. Read the highlights all attendees should be getting excited about here.

The 2018 American Diabetes Association – What a Quick Ride

Jul 3, 2018, 12:00 PM

Jennifer Clements had the opportunity to attend and present at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions conference last week. Read about the highlights of her experience, and share yours in the comments if you have any.