Communities of Interest

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    The purpose of AADE Communities of Interest (COI) is to 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.

    Advanced Practice The Advanced Practice COI offers information sharing and networking opportunities to professionals working in or concerned with advanced practice issues.
    Complications and Care The Complications and Care COI offers information sharing and networking opportunities with other professionals interested in specific diabetes-related health complications, as well promoting health using the principles of complementary medicine.
    Cultural Diversity The goal of the Cultural Diversity COI is to improve the quality of life for diverse cultural populations living with diabetes, and to increase cultural awareness and offer guidance to healthcare professionals who provide diabetes care to those 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 The Diabetes Prevention COI connects diabetes educators who are providing prevention services and those who are interested in learning about how to go about implementing such a service in their community.
    Diabetes Technology The Insulin Pump Therapy COI and Continuous Glucose Monitoring COI merged to form the Diabetes Technology COI, providing subscribers a central COI to discuss technological advances in diabetes.
    Disabilities The goal of the Disabilities COI is to ensure 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 The Home Health Care Diabetes Educator COI provides a forum and networking opportunities for members to share and exchange ideas pertaining to the ongoing development and changes within the home health setting.
    Inpatient Management The Inpatient Management COI 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 and Clinic Based The Office and Clinic Based COI provides a forum and networking opportunities for members working in a physician's office or clinic.
    Pediatric and Camp Educator The Pediatric and Camp Educator COI offers information sharing and networking opportunities with other professionals working with pediatric patients, and those working in diabetes camps across the United States.
    Pharmacy The Pharmacy COI provides a forum and networking opportunities for members to share and exchange ideas pertaining to the ongoing development and changes within a pharmacy-type environment, including community, hospital, long-term care, consultant, faculty or specialty practice clinic.
    Physical Activity The Physical Activity COI offers information sharing and networking opportunities with other 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 for Diabetes A resource for diabetes educators wanting to learn about this therapeutic diet and implement it into their practice.
    Post Career The Post Career COI offers information sharing and networking opportunities to members who are retired or soon to be retired.
    Pregnancy/Reproductive Health The Pregnancy/Reproductive Health COI offers information sharing and networking opportunities with other professionals interested in gestational diabetes issues including prevention of the onset of diabetes in women of childbearing capacity, and in children of pregnancies complicated by diabetes.
    Public Health The Public Health COI offers a forum and networking opportunities for members working in or affiliated with the public health setting.
    Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense The Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense COI provides a forum and networking opportunities for members working or affiliated with the two federal agencies.

     

     

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