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Joslin Educator Honored with Distinguished Service Award

The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) awarded Carole’ Mensing one of its most coveted honors, the Allene Von Son Distinguished Service Award, during its annual meeting on August 3. Mensing, who now works as the Manager for Clinical and … Continue reading

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Difficulties in Personalizing Diabetes Education

This editorial is by Nora Saul, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., Manager of Nutritional Services at Joslin. We are forever trying to fit round pegs in square holes. We talk a lot about being sensitive to patient’s cultures and we have laws … Continue reading

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A Golden Opportunity: Diabetes Education for Those on Medicare

This editorial is by Nora Saul, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., Manager of Nutritional Services at Joslin  There’s a commercial running whose announcer states that one of the best things about turning 65 is becoming eligible for Medicare; and if you have … Continue reading

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Understanding How People Understand Diabetes Self-management

Right now we have a one-size-fits-all approach to diabetes education,” says Katie Weinger, Ed.D., R.N. “But instead of trying to adapt people to our treatments, including education, we want to adapt our approaches to people and their particular strengths and … Continue reading

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