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November is American Diabetes Month!

Diabetes awareness

November is American Diabetes Month, nationally recognized to spread awareness of the risk factors, dangers and prevention of diabetes. Below we’ve compiled helpful articles and tools from the industry’s leading knowledge sources on diabetes to help you spread information in hopes that together we can help our country take control over this highly prevalent and often complicated condition.

American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association is your central hub for all things related to American Diabetes Month. Here you can learn more about the national observance month, donate, become an advocate, read about common myths and take a diabetes risk test.

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National Diabetes Month 2018

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The focus for this year’s National Diabetes Month is maintaining health after gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Women who have had gestational diabetes, as well as their children, have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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National Diabetes Month 2018 Toolkit

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Sharing this month’s theme, “Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes” is one of the best and easiest ways to get involved in National Diabetes Month. The NIH provides flyers, social media posts and other content to help you spread the word about gestational diabetes.

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A Global Overview of Precision Medicine in Type 2 Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Because of ever-evolving technology within the medical industry such as bioimaging and wearable technology, as well as big data from insurance companies and online medical records, it is easier than ever before to collect and examine information that can give us insight on diabetes and many other complex traits and conditions.

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Courses and Webinars

American Diabetes Association: Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, 2018 Course

This course is based on the American Diabetes Association “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes – 2018”, which includes all of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) current clinical practice recommendations.

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American Diabetes Association: Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes Course

This course highlights the effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy and healthy eating interventions on diabetes management, and provides knowledge on how to create proper meal planning for individuals with different types of diabetes including type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.

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Are You Up to Date? Navigating the 2018 Diabetes Treatment Guidelines Webinar

Join Kathy Warwick, RD, CDE, for this timely and comprehensive overview of the 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and learn about developing opportunities for RDNs in diabetes care. This webinar was done in collaboration with Today’s Dietitian.

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