Communities of Interest (COIs)

Communities of Interest

COIs facilitate the professional development and collaboration of AADE members with common interest in specialized areas and functions of diabetes self-management education and training. The community does not deliver “products,” but rather is focused on knowledge management.



Latest Discussions in COIs

POC testing result and timing of insulin dose protocolsHi All,Does anyone have any protocols for allowable time between POC testing and giving insulin. I h…
Another Joint Commission QuestionFor those of you who are Certified for the Inpatient Diabetes Program through Joint Commission, do y…
Continuous Glucose Monitors in the HospitalDo you allow patients to continue to wear their Continuous Glucose Monitors as inpatients? If so, do…
DPP reimbursementHi All, With the new ruling that CMS will reimburse for the DPP in 2018, will DSME programs (either …
New Diabetes Tech CO-COI Leader!  It gives me great pleasure to introduce your new COI Co-Leader, Aubrey Molgaard, RN, CDE of t…
evidence based for 2am BG check with insulin pump inpatientHi all, I would like to add a 2 am BG check to our IP insulin pump orders. I know I will be asked fo…
Medication ErrorIf the nurses at your facility miss or skip giving insulin is that considered a medication error? I…
DSME documenting programs.Would anyone share with me how you are documenting your DSME for outpatient services?  We are a…
Managing the perioperative patientIf I may contribute one additional element; prolonged surgeries or surgeries that dictate very targe…
critical test resultsHI Everyone,What is considered a critical low blood glucose result by your lab? Our lab calls the nu…
Managing the post-operative patientFor all hospitalized patients, we administer basal bolus insulin based on 70% of their home regimen.…
Managing the post operative patientHello all, Quarterly I compile a report on our patients with diabetes that have hip and knee surgeri…
G0109I wanted to get feedback from the group. I've always followed the rule that when a group DSME is sch…
Thanks for all you do!As National Diabetes month comes to a close I'd like to take a moment to thank all the members of Po…
Joint Commission Disease Specific Certification for Inpatient Diabetes CareWe are looking to talk with members of this COI/SPG who:* have achieved (or are working towa…
Labor and Delivery insulin and glucose protocols. I am looking for anyone that is using specific protocols for labor and delivery.   We have a hi…
U-500 Insulin SyringeSharing U-500 insulin syringe brochure...what took them so long?
List Digest, Nov 21, 2016We have not set up as a protocol…yet, but several of our hospitalists and endo are doing the …

Advanced Practice

Information sharing and networking opportunities for professionals working in or concerned with advanced practice issues.

Complications & Care

Information sharing and networking opportunities for professionals interested in diabetes-related health complications, and promoting health using principles of complementary medicine.

Cultural Diversity

Improving the quality of life for diverse cultural populations living with diabetes by increasing cultural awareness and offering guidance to healthcare professionals who provide diabetes care to diverse populations.

Diabetes Educators in Industry

The Diabetes Educators in Industry COI provides a place for networking and information sharing in order to bridge the gap in the perceptions and realities of the role of diabetes educators in industry positions.

Diabetes Prevention

Connects diabetes educators who provide prevention services and those who are interested in learning about how to implement such services.

Diabetes Technology

A place to discuss and learn about technological advances in diabetes.

Disabilities

Ensuring that people with disabilities have full access to all components of diabetes education and to offer guidance to healthcare professionals who provide care to people with disabilities.

Home Health Care

Provides a forum and networking opportunities for members to exchange ideas pertaining to the ongoing development and changes within the home health setting.

Inpatient Management

Provides a forum and networking opportunities for members to share and exchange ideas pertaining to the ongoing development and changes within the hospital setting.

Office & Clinic Based

Provides a forum and networking opportunities for members working in a physician's office or clinic.

Pediatric & Camp Educator

Offers information sharing and networking opportunities for professionals working with pediatric patients, and those working in diabetes camps.

Pharmacy

Provides networking opportunities and discussion pertaining to the ongoing development in a pharmacy-type environment, including: community, hospital, long-term care, consultant, faculty, and specialty practice clinic.

Physical Activity

Offers information sharing and networking opportunities for professionals interested in promoting physical activity’s function in the prevention of diabetes and as a treatment of choice within the diabetes education process.

Plant Based Nutrition

A resource for diabetes educators wanting to learn about this therapeutic diet and implement it into their practice.

Post Career

Offers information sharing and networking opportunities to members who are retired or soon to be retired.

Pregnancy / Reproductive Health

Offers information sharing and networking opportunities for professionals interested in gestational diabetes and related health issues.

Public Health

Offers networking opportunities for members working in or affiliated with the public health setting.

Veterans Affairs/Dept. of Defense

Provides networking opportunities for members working in or affiliated with these two federal agencies.

 

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