ADA Association News


31st Annual Clinical Conference on Diabetes: Back to the Future!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Earn up to 20.5 CE Credits at the nation’s premier clinical diabetes meeting May 26-29 in Ponte Vedra Beach (Jacksonville), Fla. Attendees come to hear cutting-edge research translated into clinical practice. The program is designed specifically for health care professionals who care for patients with diabetes, at risk for diabetes, and who manage diabetes-related complications. Learn more and register.


Call for Applications for Officers and Board Members Extended!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 01, 2016

Ensuring a strong, diverse volunteer leadership is crucial to the success of the American Diabetes Association. We are accepting applications for Officer and Board Member positions until March 7 (8 p.m. ET). Position criteria and application information can be found at diabetes.org/application.


DiabetesPro Career Center

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2016

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.


Free program for your newly diagnosed patients!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2016

Let the American Diabetes Association help you answer some of the many questions your patients have at diagnosis. It all starts with a free booklet for you to give your patients with the information they need on day 1. The booklet also offers them the opportunity to enroll in a free, year-long program to get ongoing information, tools, recipes and support to help them manage and live well with diabetes. Help your patients get started. Order your free booklets today.


Are you a Professional Member?

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2016

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.


2016 Call for Applications for Elected Officers and Board Members

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2016

Ensuring a strong, diverse volunteer leadership is crucial to the success of the American Diabetes Association. We are currently accepting applications for Elected Officer positions and Members of the National Board of Directors. All applications must be received by Jan. 28 (8 p.m. ET). Criteria for each of the positions as well as application information can be found at diabetes.org/application.


MyFoodAdvisor® Recipes for Healthy Living

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2016

Managing diabetes is a challenge that requires finding the right balance among food, physical activity and medicine (if prescribed). Only your patients can decide what to eat, and using a meal plan as a guide can make it easier. Recipes for Healthy Living is a free resource from the American Diabetes Association that can also help. Your patients will find hundreds of recipes, meal plans and healthy tips, with new additions each month. Learn more at www.diabetes.org/recipes.


63rd Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course -- Registration is open

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2016

The 63rd Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course will be held March 4-6 in San Francisco. Plan to join your colleagues and diabetes experts in San Francisco for presentations and discussions on cutting-edge clinical research in diabetes. The Course will cover the latest advances in diabetes treatment and management in both general sessions and interactive, small-group Meet the Expert sessions that are perfect for networking and providing stimulating conversations. Learn more and register.


Association-funded research database

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 15, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is pleased to offer access to a searchable database with useful information on Association-funded research grants. The database provides an easy way to learn more about the Association's Research Program and the critical and innovative biomedical research made possible through the generous support of our donors and sponsors. Explore the database.


Free Online Materials for Patient Education

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 14, 2016

The American Diabetes Association has developed a free resource for accessing our print-on-demand patient materials. Our new Patient Education Library has a variety of patient materials that can be saved and printed as needed. Topics include diabetes, prediabetes, complications, nutrition and prevention. New pieces are added as they become available, so check back regularly for new content. Search the materials.


63rd Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course -- Registration now open

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2016

The 63rd Annual Advanced Postgraduate Course will be held in San Francisco, California on March 4 to 6. Plan to join your colleagues and diabetes experts in San Francisco for presentations and discussions on cutting-edge clinical research in diabetes. The Course will cover the latest advances in diabetes treatment and management in both general sessions and interactive, small-group Meet the Expert sessions that are perfect for networking and providing stimulating conversations. Learn more and register.


Walking the walk

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Jan 08, 2016

Walk with a Doc is a nonprofit organization with a mission to get health care providers and their patients walking together. Start your own Walk with a Doc! WWAD makes getting started easy. They provide a turnkey toolkit that includes everything you need to organize a regular walk in your community. All you need is to find the location. Whether it's once a week or once a month, get out and walk the walk with your patients. Start your Walk with a Doc today!




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