Category Archives: diabetes education

Different Problems, Same Goal

Last Sunday at #AADE17, I had the honor to be part of a presentation on the language of diabetes. Three of us, who are authors on the upcoming joint paper on language use in diabetes care and education, presented to … Continue reading

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What diabetes educators do…

I recently returned from the American Association of Diabetes Educators’ Annual Meeting. There we shared ideas, learned new concepts, met new people, grew, expanded our understanding, viewed new products, and more. Being at a national meeting always feels larger than life. … Continue reading

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Understanding vs. Memorizing

It is more important to understand something than to do it by rote – or memorize it. Especially in diabetes management. If you find yourself doing something “just because” or “because they told me to,” ask about it. Find out … Continue reading

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Learning Style

As an educator I think about learning styles a lot. In terms of my own learning style – I love to read and I like (short!) videos. If I need to learn how to use something on the computer, I … Continue reading

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