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The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

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Monogenic Diabetes: Screening and Treatment Options

Lisa Letourneau-Freiberg, MPH, RD, LDN, a Research Manager at the University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center, joins us for a practical conversation on monogenic diabetes, a rare and atypical form of diabetes that may be hindering the treatment and health outcomes of the people with diabetes in your practice. Understand monogenic diabetes, signs healthcare professionals can look out for and the next steps you can take to help the individual better understand their diagnosis.
June 21, 2022

The Role of the DCES in the Inpatient Setting

ADCES’s latest position statement, “The Role of the Diabetes Care and Education Specialist in the Hospital Setting” is now available in the June issue of The Science of Diabetes Self-Management and Care. To help us explore the concepts discussed in the paper, we’ve invited co-author Gwen Klinkner, a nurse and certified diabetes care and education specialist, to share her first-hand experience and insights into the unique challenges and opportunities to diabetes care in an inpatient setting.
June 7, 2022

Precision Medicine: Improving Diagnosis and Quality of Life for People with Diabetes

Join us as we talk with Alefiya Faizullabhoy, MBA, MS, RD, CDCES, CDN, who co-authored a practice paper on precision medicine in the January issue of ADCES in Practice. In this episode, you'll learn about different variations of this model of care, how it is different than person-centered care and how it stands to improve health outcomes for people with diabetes.
May 10, 2022

The Value of the DCES: Utilizing Technology

In this series, we are discussing the value provided as a diabetes care and education specialist, and how to leverage that value to promote this role. In this episode, we’re talking about the value diabetes care and education specialists provide in utilizing technology and engaging the Identify, Configure, Collaborate (ICC) Framework to improve care. Dr. Michelle Magee and Trish Montesinos join us to share their experience in managing technology to reduce burden while increasing quality of life.
April 28, 2022

The Value of the DCES: Leveraging the DCES Value in Person-Centered Care

In this series, we are discussing the value provided as a diabetes care and education specialist, and how to leverage that value to promote this role. In this episode, we are talking about the diabetes care and education specialists value in the context of person-centered care and behavioral, mental, and emotional well-being. Dr. Bill Polonsky joins us to discuss how to leverage this role at the center of the care team to improve outcomes.
April 28, 2022

The Value of the DCES: Impacting Cardiometabolic Outcomes

In this series, we are discussing the value provided as a diabetes care and education specialist, and how to leverage that value to promote this role. In this episode, we are talking about cardiometabolic care and ways diabetes care and education specialists can integrate broader care strategies to expand their influence and value. Christie Schumacher and Waheeda Karmally join us to discuss how they have utilized their role at the center of the care team to impact cardiometabolic outcomes.
April 28, 2022

The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

The official podcast of the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists. Join us as we discuss the latest news, issues, and updates in diabetes care, education, advocacy and technology.
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Kirsten Yehl, Associate Director for Research and Proposals

Kirsten Yehl, Associate Director for Research and Proposals

Kirsten Yehl is the Associate Director of Research and Proposals at ADCES. In her role at ADCES, Kirsten facilitates the research committee and works collaboratively with diabetes care and education specialists, subject matter and methodological experts, across the US to translate and integrate DCES research into policy and practice. Her conversations on the Huddle are driven by a natural curiosity and interest in connecting experts from across the care space to improve care and outcomes for people with diabetes. She brings over twenty years of experience in public health, health services, and outcomes research, to her conversations on the Huddle and cherishes each Huddle conversation as a chance to learn from and connect with the people making a difference on the front lines of diabetes care.

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