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

Project Vision Survey Results & News!Hi everyone, As promised, I have added the results of our Project Vision survey to our fil…
Standing OrdersHello everyone. Do any of your hospitals use a standing order for point of care glucose testing? Her…
GLP- 1 and hx of wt loss surgery Looking for feedback on the following the situation. I have a patient with a hx of Roux-en-Y gastri…
Type 1: SGLT-2 and sick day guidelinesHello, Does anyone have a patient education sheet for use of SGLT-2 (Farxiga) in Type 1 patients? …
Reminder for MDPP SuppliersAll MDPP suppliers are required to update their Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP) statu…
Splitting NPH Dose at HSI am a RDN/CDE and work in an hospital based outpatient perinatology practice.  One of our prov…
AADE 2019Hi Everyone! AADE's 2019 Annual Conference was terrific! (as always) I summed up a few points I foun…
Affrezza and TresibaWondering if any of you have thoughts/suggestions for Type 1 (dx’d at 8 mos of age) 1st trimes…
POC glucose testing, insulin administration and meal delivery in the ICUGood afternoon, all, For my Master's practicum, I developed an education Padlet on the above subject…
AIRA glasses services for the visually impairedAIRA glasses allow individuals who are blind to access visual information including reading document…
DKA treatmentI have recently came across a DKA treatment that uses a set rate of IV insulin based on th…
New Study: Plant-Based Diets Are Associated With a Lower Risk of Incident Cardiovascular DiseaseHi all, There's more proof that plant-based diets protect against heart disease and all-cause mortal…
My AADE Network : Blogs : Garnering Support for Inpatient Diabetes – New CMS Measures Coming S from my iPad
Calling all Iowa BC-ADM'sHello.  I am looking to find all BC-ADM's in the state of Iowa.  Please email me at kbsk@n…
CMS standards for inpatient management?Here's the first of what will probably be many questions resulting from all the information that was…
CGM and Medicare ApprovalHello all, I have a patient with type 2 diabetes who checks 4 times/day and gives 3-4 injections/day…
I'm sorry I missed the AADE19 Plant-Based Nutrition Dinner Hi All, I’m so sad I missed the Plant-Based Nutrition COI dinner last Saturday night at Verdin…
CGM prescribingGreetings! I am a pharmacist in South Carolina working in a pharmacist-run diabetes clinic with no o…

Advanced Practice


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

Complications & Care


Information sharing for professionals interested in diabetes-related health complications/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 & offering guidance to members who provide diabetes care to diverse populations.

Diabetes Educators in Industry


Provides a place for 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.



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 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.



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

Physical Activity


Offers information sharing for members interested in promoting physical activity’s function in prevention, and as a treatment of choice within diabetes education.

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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