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The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team features perspectives, issues and updates to inform your practice and elevate your role.

Diabetes Podcast

Diabetes Care & Education Podcasts

As a member of the diabetes care team, you know professional growth can move you and the people you serve forward. The Huddle is where you'll find diabetes podcasts that share perspectives from fellow professionals on issues and updates in the field.

Our podcasts on diabetes, prediabetes and cardiometabolic care ‒ from advocacy to technology ‒ can inform your practice, elevate your role and ultimately benefit your patients. 

Find the latest episodes of our diabetes care and education podcasts on this page or on other major podcast platforms:

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Latest Diabetes Podcast Episodes


Episode Summary

Chief Scientific and Medical Officer for the American Diabetes Association, Dr. Bob Gabbay, joined The Huddle live at ADCES's 2023 annual meeting in August. He touched on the challenges of addressing diabetes in primary care and the value of a DCES in this area, as well as the importance of active listening, perceived value and engaging teaching styles when working with people with diabetes.


Episode Summary

Advanced practice dietitian Amy Hess-Fischl MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE joined The Huddle to talk about the various food factors that can impact glucose levels, how to help people with diabetes address and understand the factors that impact them most, and how people with diabetes may adjust their insulin doses based on these various factors.

This podcast is being produced in collaboration with JDRF. JDRF works to improve the lives of individuals living with Type 1 diabetes by providing meaningful educational resources for health care professionals and community members. 


See a full list of factors that can impact glucose levels on Diatribe here:  42 Factors That Affect Blood Glucose?! A Surprising Update (

Learn more about JDRF here:  JDRF - Diabetes - Type 1 Diabetes Research, Advocacy, and Support


Episode Summary

Addressing the inequities that exist in diabetes care relies on each and every one of us in the diabetes space. On this episode of The Huddle, we spoke with Dr. Osagie Ebekozien, chief medical officer at the T1D Exchange and award-winning researcher. Dr. Ebekozien talked about T1D Exchange’s Health Equity Advancement Lab (HEAL) and its work in advancing health equity for underserved populations. He also outlines actionable steps, no matter how big or small, that DCESs across the country can take to advance this work in their practices.


Learn more about T1D Exchange here:  T1D Exchange Homepage - T1D Exchange, and learn more about the Health Equity Advancement Lab specifically here:  HEAL - T1D Exchange

Stay up to date on diabetes advocacy initiatives here: Diabetes Advocacy

Dive deeper into health equity research at the links below:


Episode Summary

Recorded live at ADCES23, ADCES Immediate Past President Lucille Hughes, DNP, MSN/Ed, CDCES, BC-ADM, FADCES joined The Huddle to introduce ADCES's new strategic plan and to explain the importance of community involvement and knowing your worth when it comes to diabetes care and education.


Learn more about the plan in this series of blogs:

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