ADA Association News


Child Care Setting: The Rights of Children with Diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2016

Parents and guardians often face challenges finding child care programs for their children who have diabetes. Fortunately, there are legal protections that ensure access and medical safety for these children. Resources and information are available, including the new Children with Diabetes & the Child Care Setting brochure and a sample Child Care Diabetes Medical Management Plan. Find these resources at diabetes.org/childcare.


Free Online Materials for Patient Education

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 28, 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.


Join the Millions -- Advocate to Stop DiabetesĀ®

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 27, 2016

Help fight diabetes by becoming a Diabetes Advocate. Make your voice heard by advocating to your state and federal representatives today. In under a minute of your time, you can influence the fight to Stop Diabetes®! Don't let your silence allow our elected officials to forget the seriousness of the disease. Become an Advocate.


DiabetesPro Career Center

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 26, 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 CME/CE opportunity -- Self-Assessment Program on Cardiometabolic Risk

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 25, 2016

This self-assessment program consists 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 the relationship between exercise and diabetes. 4.5 credits are available for all health care professionals. Learn more.


Pathway to Stop Diabetes Call for Nominations Now Open!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 22, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is pleased to open the Call for Nominations for Pathway to Stop Diabetes® Awards. 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 by nomination only. Deadline is July 1. Learn more about Pathway and access nomination materials.


Free CME/CE Opportunity -- Self-Assessment Program on the Management of Diabetes in Children

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2016

Intended for medical staff working at diabetes camps, but also applicable to any clinician working with children with diabetes, this self-assessment program consists 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 children with diabetes. 4.25 credits are available for all health care professionals. Learn more.


Free CME/CE Opportunity: Self-Assessment Program on Prediabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2016

This self-assessment program consists of clinical problem-solving multiple choice questions and educational critiques. It is designed to objectively assess and strengthen your knowledge of prediabetes and the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Earn 4.75 continuing education credits. Learn more.


Become a recognized education program through the American Diabetes Association

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 19, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is your premier National Accrediting Organization. Benefits include: Free access to Chronicle Diabetes, a Web-based patient education documentation system that facilitates data collection. Opportunity to participate in three monthly Q&A calls supporting the new and existing program coordinators. Free Krames print/online patient education materials available in multiple languages and a 40% discount on all Association publications. Networking opportunities via our exclusive online community. Learn more.


Free CME/CE Opportunity: Self-Assessment Program on Diabetic Kidney Disease

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 18, 2016

This self-assessment program consists of clinical problem-solving multiple choice questions and educational critiques. It is designed to objectively assess and strengthen your knowledge of the diagnosis and management of diabetic kidney disease. Content was developed based on a report from an ADA Consensus Conference on Diabetic Kidney Disease in 2014. Earn 3.75 continuing education credits. Participate today.


Continuing Education for Primary Care

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 15, 2016

Learn about key guidelines that are most useful in primary care during the one-day event, Diabetes Is Primary. The Association's Diabetes Is Primary will take place Saturday, June 11, during the Scientific Sessions. This program will provide information on delivering quality care and improving patient outcomes. Register now.


Join ADA in Diabetes: Together 2 GoalĀ® Campaign

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 14, 2016

ADA has partnered with the AMGA Foundation's Together 2 Goal® campaign to help improve care for 1 million people with type 2 diabetes. This three-year initiative provides healthcare professionals with powerful tools and resources to drive diabetes improvement—including a Campaign Toolkit, national comparative data to measure progress, and opportunities to collaborate with participants. Learn how to get involved!


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

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 14, 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.


Core Research Program 2016 Call for Applications now open!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 13, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is pleased to announce that the 2016 Core Research Program Call for Applications is now open. Applications are due April 15 for anticipated funding to start January 1, 2017. Apply for research funding.


Free 63rd Annual Postgraduate Course Webcasts - Available with CME/CE Credits!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 12, 2016

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.


Free Webcast on Advocating for Students with Diabetes - with CME/CE Credits!

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 11, 2016

The Advocating on Behalf of the Student with Diabetes webcast provides the vital information that healthcare professionals need to educate the families of their pediatric diabetes patients about their legal rights and to advocate to ensure that the diabetes needs of students are met so that they have the same education opportunities as their peers. View the webcast.


Do Your Part To Help Stop Diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 08, 2016

Sign our petition asking Congress for more federal diabetes research funding. Please sign at www.stopdiabetes.com/petition.


Are you a Professional Member?

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 07, 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.


The Rights of Children with Diabetes in Summer Camp

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Apr 06, 2016

Camp is a great opportunity for children to make new friends and participate in fun activities. Many children with diabetes love camp, and some federal and state laws protect these children from camp-related discrimination. A new fact sheet educates about these laws, reasonable modifications that camps can make and tips to consider before sending children with diabetes to camp. Read: The Rights of Children with Diabetes in Summer Camp.


Do your part to help stop diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Mar 31, 2016

Sign our petition asking Congress for more federal diabetes research funding. Please sign at Stopdiabetes.com/petition.




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