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.



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 specific diabetes-related health complications, as well promoting health using the 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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