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VIDEO: ADA to increase focus on older adults with diabetes

17:00 EDT 6 Aug 2017 | Healio

INDIANAPOLIS — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, talks with American Diabetes Association director for type 1 and type 2 diabetes programs, Paul Madden, MEd, about addressing the vacuum of programs for older adults with diabetes. Madden, who has had type 1 diabetes for “only 55 years,” said ADA is initiating a pilot program to improve care to seniors in communities.Madden stressed the benefit to ADA of collaborating with diabetes partners. ADA is working with AADE to expand access to qualified diabetes educators and with JDRF on research to benefit all people with diabetes, Madden said.

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