HOUSTON — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with the current president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, Karen Kemmis, PT, DPT, RN, MS, GCS, CDE, CEEAA, FAADE, and Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDE, AADE president-elect, about the organization’s new designation of diabetes educators as “diabetes care and education specialists.”
Kemmis and Antinori-Lent describe implications for credentialing and competencies. A name change for the organization itself is
Anupam Ghose, a physician by training, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in 2017. After the diagnosis of T2DM, he followed a low carbohydrate high fat diet and reversed his T2DM within a year. Now he has one main goal in life and that is to make people understand that the conventional method of treating T2DM is not beneficial. Type 2 diabetes is reversible and the best way to reverse T2DM is through diet and lifestyle modifications. He now decided to help people with type 2 diabetes by offering online coaching to reverse their diabetes.