Making Early, Consistent Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support the Norm, Not the Exception

Hope co-authored this editorial in The American Journal of Managed Care-Evidence Based Diabetes Management with Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP, the senior vice president and chief medical officer of Joslin Diabetes Center and the editor in chief of this publication within her role as 2016 President of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

What metrics should be considered beyond HbA1c to best measure diabetes outcomes?

Hope writes the "counter" on this point/counter point article in Healio Endocrine Today on the topic surrounding the continued utility of using the HbA1c test to measure the efficacy of glucose lowering medications as well as diabetes care outcomes (free registration to login). 

How a Professional Eater Made Some Changes

Hope is quoted in this  Cincinnati Enquirer article by Polly Campbell, the Enquirer's restaurant critic and food writer. Polly writes about how she is dealing with her new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Read more ...

AADE president outlines challenges, strategies for promoting diabetes education

In this 5 minute video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, speaks with Hope about the challenges facing diabetes educators today and AADE’s 3-year strategic plan for addressing those challenges. 

Book Review: Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy

In this review of Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy published by Nutrition 411, Alex Lewis, RD, LD says "Anyone with diabetes, anyone who supports a loved one with diabetes, or any health professional who treats patients with diabetes will benefit from reading and utilizing this book as a go-to resource."

Interview on Low Calorie Sweeteners

Medscape's Mark Harmel, MPH, CDE states, "The current dietary guidelines highlight the fact that there is too much added sugars in our food, and statistics show that Americans are consuming too much added sugars.

Prediabetes Day at AADE

The AADE has been quietly working for years developing their prediabetes expertise, and at this year’s meeting in San Diego, they are devoting a day to focus on the topic with sessions in each time slot. Hope, in her role as AADE 2016 President, previews the meeting in this 2:31 minute Medscape video: 

What’s New on the New Nutrition Facts Label

Wondering what has been changed, deleted or added on the new Nutrition Facts Label? Read Hope's TheDX story to get all the facts.

Quicker, Healthier Breakfasts: Kick start a day of more healthful eating

Mornings, from the sound of that alarm to getting out the door, might sometimes feel like one continuous race. Does this time-strapped rush cause you to eat unhealthy foods for breakfast, or skip it altogether? Read Hope's blog on TheDX for some tips to make breakfast happen, along with ideas for quick-to-fix and tasty-to-eat breakfasts that may help keep blood glucose levels on an even keel.

Medicare in 2016: What to Know if You Have Diabetes

The Spring issue of Diabetic Living has an article by Hope that is a basic primer for persons with diabetes on what they should know about medicare in 2016.  Hope covers overall changes, what's new in Parts A & B, Medicare Advantage (Part C) and the Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D).  She also goes over how to make changes to your plan to get the best coverage.

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