Diabetes care and education specialists have many opportunities to support people with diabetes, prediabetes or other cardiometabolic diseases who wish to implement lifestyle changes and explore medication options. Read ADCES’ practice paper on co-conditions to learn more.
This new ADCES resource illustrates the role insulin plays in turning food into energy and the link between weight and Type 2 diabetes. It will help you explain to your clients and patients the benefits of losing even a small amount of excess weight on multiple clinical parameters. Also available in Spanish
Each year, the CDC releases its obesity prevalence maps based on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) state- and territory-specific data. Accompanying this data is the annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America’s Health, along with an accompanying interactive website.