Welcome to the Highlights from AADE 2014 resource page. This is your central portal for information presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting and Exhibition, presented from August 6-9 in Orlando, Fla. AADE 2014 is the largest annual meeting of American certified diabetes educators, and educators are joined by physicians, clinicians, community health care workers and experts in diabetes research. Endocrine Today’s coverage includes discussion from knowledge leaders in patient education, disease management, and developing technologies. In addition to breaking news, this resource page features onsite video interviews with experts who share their perspectives on clinical updates and statements presented at the meeting.

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Video: Diabetes educators take to Twitter, demonstrating power of educators online

At the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Deborah Greenwood, PhD, MEd, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, incoming president of AADE, shared tips and tools to encourage diabetes educators to engage the online social media community of health care providers and patients.

A meeting session showing social media in action featured a live Twitter feed demonstrating the online presence of diabetes educators as an example of education and advocacy occurring online.

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3 weight loss methods diabetes educators must understand

ORLANDO — Three diabetes educators with expertise in weight loss discussed three tactics to help obese patients with diabetes lose weight at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting.

In a conversation panel with the meeting attendees, these leaders in weight loss explained how different patients have specific needs that could fit with one weight loss method better than others.

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Telehealth delivery of diabetes education extends staff, personalizes care

August 12, 2014
ORLANDO — Remote delivery of diabetes education by live webcam presents a practical and cost-effective opportunity to better engage patients in…
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VA secretary encourages ‘relentless’ leadership, advocacy in diabetes care

August 11, 2014
ORLANDO — The interim undersecretary for health for the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs encouraged diabetes educators “not to let…
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Diabetes education effective in low-income, high-immigrant community

August 9, 2014
ORLANDO — Patients with diabetes achieved significant improvements in their blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels with diabetes…
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Video: Data demonstrated plant-based diets treat, prevent type 2 diabetes

August 9, 2014
In a poster presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, RDN, shared data…
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Teens cautious using social media for diabetes support, but want to help others

August 9, 2014
ORLANDO — Though teens use technology and social media for entertainment and social interaction, they do not yet trust the format for diabetes…

Past president of AADE passes, leaving legacy of advocacy

August 8, 2014
ORLANDO — The current president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators remembered Ginger Kanzer-Lewis, RNC, EdM, CDE, yesterday…
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10 opportunities for diabetes educators to become 21st century leaders

August 8, 2014
In her keynote address at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting,  Angela McBride, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean emerita at the…
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Leaders call for multidisciplinary cooperation to manage ACA changes

August 8, 2014
ORLANDO — A leading diabetes educator, physician, nurse, dietician and pharmacist called for continued cooperation among the health care…
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Roche launches first non-pump meter with insulin calculator

August 8, 2014
ORLANDO — At the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Roche launched the Accu-Chek Aviva Expert, the first standalone…
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Nutrition adequacy key in choosing diet to manage diabetes

August 8, 2014
ORLANDO — An expert at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting reviewed the nutrition adequacy of today’s array of…
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