Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists

August 11, 2019
4 min watch

VIDEO: Name changes, updated competencies in the works for AADE, diabetes educators

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HOUSTON — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with the current president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, RN, MS, GCS, CDE, CEEAA, FAADE, and Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDE, AADE president-elect, about the organization’s new designation of diabetes educators as “diabetes care and education specialists.”

Kemmis and Antinori-Lent describe implications for credentialing and competencies. A name change for the organization itself is likely, said Kemmis.

Watch the video for more.