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ADA Standards of Care PDF 2018 -This yearly publication by the American Diabetes Association outlines the goals of care for diabetes management. Since it is evidenced based, it includes a useful summary of the trials and research that the goals are based on. A must read if you are entering the diabetes field or preparing to take the CDE® or BC-ADM Exam.
Summary of Revisions for ADA Standards of Care 2018 – A very brief (2 page) summary of changes.
Screening and Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus 2018 – One page cheat sheet that summarizes screening, risk status and diagnostic criteria for diabetes.
Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment 2018. This hyperglycemia road map details strategies to achieve glucose control for both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Section 8 of Standards of Care, Dec 2018..
ADA Primary Care Abridged Standards Of Care 2018- A summary of key points and updates in the yearly publication by the American Diabetes Association.
Review CDE® Exam Outline – This 2 page document details the content of the exam. Use this tool to rate your knowledge in each of the content areas.
Use of Language in Diabetes Care and Education – 2017 ADA & AADE
Language is powerful and can have a strong impact on perceptions as well as behavior. This article provides recommendations for language used by health care professionals and others when discussing diabetes through spoken or written words whether directed to people with diabetes, colleagues, or the general
public, as well as research questions related to language and diabetes.
AACE Comprehensive Diabetes Management Algorithm 2017.
A slide set summary of the ACE/AACE Statement by an American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American College of Endocrinology Consensus Panel on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Encourage all those planning to take CDE® exam to review this info carefully.
AACE – CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING A DIABETES MELLITUS COMPREHENSIVE CARE PLAN – 2017
A comprehensive care plan for people with diabetes, published by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology.
The Scope of Practice, Standards of Practice, and Standards of Professional Performance for Diabetes Educators (2011). Chicago, Il: American Association of Diabetes Educators – a must read for anyone entering the field of diabetes or as a reference for those already in the field.
2017 National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support – A joint position statement of the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. An important document to review for those providing Diabetes Self-Management Education or those considering take the certification exam.
AADE White Paper on Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Therapy – This paper outlines the topics that should be covered by diabetes educators when teaching patients and families or significant others about insulin pump therapy.
Chapter on Diabetes Mellitus and Metabolic Syndrome –
by Beverly Thomassian, excerpted from Cardiac Nursing, 6th Edition, by Woods, Motzer, Froelicher and Bridges, 2009. Overall, this chapter provides a comprehensive review of diabetes pathophysiology, heart disease, prevention and treatment strategies from a global perspective.
|AADE – Diabetes Desk Reference – 2017||2017 Diabetes Education Review Guide|
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