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Each year when I talk to educators about the AADE meeting, I often find out that they can't go because it is not their year. For most of them this means that their employer is only sending one or two educators a year and it is not their turn. If you want to go to the AADE conference in Orlando next week and no one is paying for your badge then follow this link to find out how you can go for free. 

Our own Sheri Colberg is going to be in Orlando next week to visit with some of you and for this months column she is sharing her personal experiences with the artificial pancreas and how it works with insulin and exercise click here to read Using -- and Overcoming -- Technology to Exercise Effectively with Diabetes 

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Featured Writer: Using -- and Overcoming -- Technology to Exercise Effectively with Diabetes  

Sheri Colberg, PhD

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Recently, I had to opportunity to view some of the ongoing trials of one of the many "artificial pancreas" (AP) systems in development, and it was an eye-opening and somewhat disappointing experience. As an exercise physiologist, avid recreational exerciser, and person living with type 1 diabetes, I have had access to many technological advances (that is, devices) used to measure heart rate, daily steps (pedometer), movement (accelerometer), blood glucose, lactate levels, and more. My latest experience with the AP system brought home the fact that despite these advances, the technologies themselves are still limiting our real progress in making a system that will more effectively manage intensively-treated diabetes during exercise. Full story

 

 

 

AADE 2014 - Special Announcement

Dear Fellow Diabetes Educator,
 
Thank you for being a valued member of the Diabetes In Control community. We are honored to serve you. As part of our service, we strive to provide you with the most up to date and relevant information about diabetes and diabetes management. Hopefully you're able to visit the Diabetes In Control booth #234 at the upcoming AADE 2014 show in Orlando, Florida, where we have a lot to share with you.
 
As a valued member of Diabetes In Control, you have the opportunity to experience AADE for yourself with a FREE Exhibit Hall and General Session Badge - a $150 value!
 
 
 

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