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DiabetesPro Career Center

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Find the latest jobs and high-quality job seekers in academic research, endocrinology (MD, NP, RN, PA), pediatric endocrinology and diabetes education. DiabetesPro Career Center is your premier resource for employment opportunities and career development tools for professionals working in the field of diabetes. Visit the Career Center.


Focus on Fellows – Fostering Diabetes Translational Physicians and Researchers

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2015

Last chance! Apply by April 24 to attend this fellows-only event, June 4 and 5 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. The program offers participants unique networking and educational opportunities that foster relationships with senior scientist/clinicians. Join Drs. Judith Fradkin, David Nathan, David D'Alessio and other key leaders in clinical practice as they provide practical guidance on career development. Participants receive complimentary registration, a travel grant and support that will extend throughout the 75th Scientific Sessions. Apply now!


Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes: Abridged for Primary Care Providers – Now available

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 17, 2015

The American Diabetes Association has published our recommendations in a format designed specifically for primary care providers. The Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes -- 2015: Abridged for Primary Care Providers is now available in Clinical Diabetes. This condensed version highlights the key guidelines that are most useful in day-to-day primary practice. Get your free copy.


Free continuing education opportunity – Advocating on Behalf of the Student with Diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 16, 2015

The webcast of this information-packed workshop, held in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association’s Postgraduate Course this past February, is now available for continuing education credit. The workshop was designed for pediatric health care providers who treat children with diabetes and provides vital information to ensure that the needs of their pediatric patients with diabetes are met in the school setting. View the webcast for credit or access the webcasts without credit.


Free-of-Charge Webcasts from the 62nd Annual Postgraduate Course -- Now available with CME/CE credits!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

View these webcasts to obtain the latest information on the management of diabetes and its complications, to gain practical tips and proven strategies for improving patient care and to translate the latest diabetes research into clinical practice. View the webcasts.


Help us Stop Diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, was American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, a “wake-up call” asking the public to understand their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. We still need your help to: Take it. Share it. Step Out. Encourage colleagues, patients and loved ones to take and share the Diabetes Risk Test, then get more active by joining Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes®. Visit diabetes.org/alert or call 1-800-DIABETES.


Core Research Program 2015 Call for Applications – Applications Due Tomorrow

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

The American Diabetes Association is pleased to announce that the 2015 Core Research Program Call for Applications is now open. The Association has implemented new grant mechanisms and moved to a single funding cycle per calendar year for the Core Research Program. Applications are due April 15 for anticipated funding to start April 1, 2016. Read about important policy changes and apply for funding.


Diabetes is Primary – CME Program

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2015

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS -- The American Diabetes Association will bring together physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other health care professionals interested in the clinical management of diabetes and its complications. The program is an exciting and innovative educational initiative developed specifically for the primary care community. This initiative will offer information and tools needed to improve patient outcomes through provider and patient engagement. Get additional information.


Diabetes Timeline

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2015

In recognition of its 75th Anniversary, the American Diabetes Association has created a timeline of diabetes and the role the Association has played in research, education and advocacy. View the timeline.


The Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes: A Patient-Centered Approach

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 10, 2015

This free CME/CE opportunity is a self-assessment program consisting of clinical problem-solving multiple choice questions and educational critiques. It is designed to objectively assess and strengthen your knowledge of diabetes and provide you with a better understanding of working with patients with type 2 diabetes. Content was developed based on the 2012 position statement on the same subject issued by the ADA and EASD. Earn up to 4.75 continuing education credits. Learn more.


Continuing education for health care professionals who treat patients with diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 09, 2015

Did you know that the American Diabetes Association has been accredited to provide continuing medical education for health care professionals for more than 25 years? Each year, the Association educates more than 20,000 health care professionals and scientists worldwide. Opportunities include live programs, webcasts, online and printed programs. Visit the recently redesigned Continuing Education Library.


Performance improvement continuing education opportunity!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 08, 2015

The American Diabetes Association is pleased to offer a new Web-based, six-month performance improvement (PI) study offering up to 20 CMEs, free of charge. Each health care professional will track 25 patients with diabetes during the six-month process. The data entry will take less than 10 minutes per patient and is fully Web-based. Professionals will receive confidential, individual reports to assist in improving patient outcomes. Participate today!


Are you a Professional Member?

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 06, 2015

If not, join more than 16,000 diabetes professionals like you in helping the American Diabetes Association on the road to a cure for diabetes. Professional Membership provides exclusive, members-only education and resources that benefit you, your patients and your practice. Learn more.


Pathway to Stop Diabetes Call for Nominations

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 03, 2015

The American Diabetes Association is pleased to announce that the Call for Nominations for Pathway to Stop Diabetes Awards is now open. Pathway provides substantial support to exceptional scientists who are early in their diabetes research careers or who are established in other disciplines, but are interested in applying their expertise to diabetes research. Applications are due July 1 for anticipated funding to start Jan. 1, 2016. Learn more about Pathway and access nomination materials.


30th Annual Clinical Conference on Diabetes: Beyond the Numbers

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 03, 2015

Scheduled May 21-24 in Orlando, Fla., the 2015 Clinical Conference will look at the rationale behind "the numbers," the landmark clinical trials from which they were developed and the differences in guidelines and recommendations. We will explore the concept of individualizing treatment goals, the data to support varying from strict guideline adherence and current challenges for patients and providers around "numbers." Learn more and register.


Consensus Conference on Early Intervention Research in Type 1 Children - Webcasts Available

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 02, 2015

This Consensus Conference explored the fundamental differences in type 1 diabetes between children and adults to propose a thoughtful approach for developing disease modifying therapeutics in children before or after the onset of clinical type 1 diabetes. Webcasts are available free to ADA professional members and attendees. Log in to view the webcasts.


Free-of-charge webcasts from the 60th Annual Postgraduate Course now available

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 01, 2015

These webcasts from the 2015 Postgraduate course reflect the latest information on the management of diabetes and its complications, with practical tips and proven strategies for improving patient care and translation of the latest diabetes research into clinical practice. View the webcasts.


Consensus Conference on Early Intervention Research in Type 1 Children -- Webcasts available

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2015

This Consensus Conference explored the fundamental differences in type 1 diabetes between children and adults to propose a thoughtful approach for developing disease modifying therapeutics in children before or after the onset of clinical type 1 diabetes. Webcasts are available free to ADA professional members and attendees. Log in to view the webcasts.


Peer-reviewed highlights from the 2014 Scientific Sessions-MD Conference Express

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Mar 26, 2015

The highlights of the meeting are written from primary sources and are peer-reviewed to ensure that the advances in diabetes care are reported with accuracy and balance. The publication is a valuable resource and has proven to be an enduring reference of the meeting. View the MD Conference Express e-book.




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