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American Diabetes Association: Diabetes World - Professional Edition

A new, free toolkit is now available to help providers use "estimated average glucose" as a way to explain A1C when talking with their patients about glucose control. A recent study defined the linear relationship between A1C and eAG. The American Diabetes Association is encouraging health care providers to use eAG as a means of simplifying the discussion about glucose control, since it correlates more clearly with glucose self-monitoring than does A1C.

Order your free toolkit containing A1C/eAG conversion tools and patient education materials today.

Diabetes News

1 Children 'More Likely to Develop Diabetes in Winter Than in Summer'
2 Toxins in Lake Michigan Fish Linked to Diabetes
3 Life Expectancy in U.S. Hits a New High
4 Small Fitness Gains Add to Longevity
5 Low Fiber Intake Linked With Increase in Type 2 Diabetes Cases
6 Diabetes Case Shows Pitfalls of Treatment Rules

69th Scientific Sessions

Did you miss Scientific Sessions? Or were you there, but inevitably missed some sessions you really would have liked to attend? It's not too late! Webcasts from the 69th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA are now available. Purchase online access or a DVD of over 700 presentations from the meeting.
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57th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course

Mark your calendar and plan to join your colleagues and the world's leading experts in San Francisco for cutting-edge clinical research in diabetes treatment and management. The 57th Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course will offer the latest advances in diabetes management in general sessions and interactive Meet the Expert sessions. Sessions will include the latest information on the management of diabetes and its complications, practical tips and proven strategies for improving patient care, translation of the latest diabetes research into clinical practice, and up to 15.5 continuing education hours.

Annual Postgraduate Course Web site

Webcasts from 56th Annual Postrgraduate Course


Online Continuing Education Opportunities


ADA-SAP Module 3 Macrovascular Complications & Management of Patients with Advanced Type 2 Diabetes

Module 3 of the American Diabetes Association Self-Assessment Program (ADA-SAP™) is a clinical problem-solving, evidence-based continuing education program of active engagement. It is designed to objectively assess and strengthen your knowledge of diabetes and provide you with a better understanding of the options available for managing patients with advanced type 2 diabetes mellitus and its macrovascular complications. You can complete this program at your own pace, whenever and wherever you choose.
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Facilitating Behavior Change: Key Strategies For Empowering Patients

Therapeutic lifestyle change is an essential component of treating patients with cardiometabolic risk. All members of the interdisciplinary health care team should have the knowledge and training to assess, facilitate, and empower patients to make healthy lifestyle changes.

This new activity from the American Diabetes Association will enhance the knowledge and skills of the health care professional by providing them with key strategies and case examples to assist them in obtaining optimum patient goals.Get free CE credit now.
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Other OPPORTUNITIEs

Certificate of Distinction for Inpatient Diabetes Care

The Joint Commission, in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association, has developed a Certificate of Distinction that recognizes hospitals that make exceptional efforts to identify, monitor, and foster better outcomes for hospitalized diabetes patients. Key components recognized by certification include staff education, written blood glucose monitoring protocols, protocols for prevention and treatment of hypo-and hyperglycemia, patient education, and data collection/quality improvement activities.

Contact The Joint Commission for more information on how your hospital can become certified.

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Rodrigo González Fernández
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