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Education
MISSION: Education
The purpose of the American Diabetes Association Interest Group on Education is to review and discuss educational principles and practice; to address dilemmas faced by diabetes educators in providing care to patients; to stimulate the scientific investigation of educational processes and strategies; and to conduct programs related to teaching/learning principles and their effect on the health of people with diabetes.

Belinda P. Childs, APRN, MN, BC-ADM, CDE
Chair, Education Interest Group
Director, Clinical and Research Services
MidAmerica Diabetes Associates


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New! Digital Media by Interest Group Members 

Webcast: Evolving Health Care Models: Will They Impact DSME / DMSS? by Geralyn R. Spollett, MSN, ANP-CS,CDE and Belinda P. Childs, APRN, MN BC-ADM, CDE Webcasts: ADA Education Recognition Program Symposium—Discussion of Innovative Diabetes Programs—Using Population Management for Patients with Diabetes Podcast:  Use of Technology in the Management of Diabetes by Alison B. Evert, MS, RD, CDE
  
Webcast: Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast -- Examining Diabetes Self-Care (Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award Lecture) by Katie Weinger, EdD, RN Webcast: A Role for Diabetes Educators in Chronic Care Management by Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, CDE Podcast:  Educating Families of People with Diabetes by Ingrid Willaing 

Popular Books by Interest Group Members
Print / eBook: Life with Diabetes, 5th Edition by Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center Print / eBook: Patient Education: You Can Do It! by Ginger Kanzer-Lewis, RN, BC, EdM, CDE Print / App: ADA's Clinical Practice Recommendations 2014 Supplement, Pocket Charts, Apps and more.

Upcoming Meetings 

SAVE THE DATE! Plan to join your colleagues and leading diabetes experts in New York City on February 27-March 1, 2015. Discover the latest advances in diabetes treatment and management through interactive, small-group presentations.



Research Links


Clinical Trial Opportunities
American Diabetes Association and Veritas Medicine are partnering to bring you information on clinical trials and to provide access to clinical trials currently enrolling diabetes patients.


Clinical Research Award Program
ADA funds diabetes education, psycholosocial/behavioral, and outcome grants. ADA invites individuals with RN or RD credentials to apply for research funding through the Clinical Research Award Program.