Hydration for Active People with Diabetes

Whether your favorite activity involves a shovel and some dirt, a bike and a trail or a gym membership, before you lace up your tennis shoes be sure to give your hydration plan some thought - especially if you have diabetes. Fit4D CDE Sandi Spicer-Moore, gives her best tips in staying hydrated before, during and after exercise.

A Summary of ADA’s Recent 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Fit4D CDE, Andrea Zuwarski summarizes ADA's newly released 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, an informative read for both CDEs and diabetes patients.

Strategies for CDEs When Working with Low Income Individuals with Diabetes

Andrea Zurawski, CDE at Fit4D, provides helpful strategies for CDEs to apply when working with diabetes patients with low income. These effective strategies will help CDEs seek to understand the challenges patients face financially and incorporate this understanding into their plans and goals.

The Use of Smart Technology For Diabetes Management

Vidya Sharma RD, CDE, gives an insight into the smart and innovative technology readily available and soon to be available to the market, to help with diabetes management

The Many Hats a Certified Diabetes Educator Wears

Amy Bradshaw RD, CDE explains the many 'hats' she wears in her daily role as a CDE. She is an Educator, a friend, a cheerleader and more. Read here

8 Ways to Escape Holiday Land Mines

Holiday season can be a challenge to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Incorporating the following healthy behaviors can help you navigate through the common land mines, not only during the holidays, but all year long. 

My Experience Helping Fellow Latinos Manage Diabetes

It's essential to understand a person's cultural values when coaching them through lifestyle changes toward diabetes self-management. Carmelita Jimenez RN, BSN, CDE talks about her experiences working with fellow Latinos.

Diabetes Is Not Just About Your Blood Sugar Level

Managing diabetes is about keeping your whole body healthy. Jane Abbey, RN, CDE, gives advice for staying healthy and preventing complications using the AADE7 Self Care Behaviors framework.

The Neuroscience of Behavior Change

Helping patients change behaviors requires an understanding of how the brain forms new habits. Julie Hani, RN, BSN, BA, CDE, explains how the neuroscience of behavior change works.