Diabetes Educator
Diabetes Educators And You
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The American Association of Diabetes Educators has identified 7 key behaviors known as the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors™ framework. These key behaviors or lifestyle habits help people with diabetes:

  • Learn more about the condition and how it can affect the body
  • Modify their lifestyle habits to live a healthier life
  • Gain the skills necessary to more effectively manage diabetes

Click through the frames below to see what topics a diabetes educator is trained to help you with. Not working with a diabetes educator? Talk with your primary care doctor about including a diabetes educator on your health care team.



For more information about other health care professionals on your diabetes health care team, click here.


AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors and AADE7 are trademarks of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

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