Flu Season is Here

 FLU SEASON IS HERE The 2018-19 FLU SEASON IS HERE and your best protection against the flu is to get the flu shot!This year’s flu vaccine has been updated to combat new strains of the virus, and experts think it may perform better than last year’s against...

Diabetes and the Family

Diabetes Affects Every Family November is Diabetes Month, a time to pause and take stock of our collective efforts in managing and preventing diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 30 million Americans have diabetes and the cost of...

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL DIABETES AWARENESS MONTH Time to stand up and be heard.  November is Diabetes Awareness Month and we are raising our voices to increase awareness about diabetes.  Awareness is the first step to any kind of change.  More funding for research,...

OUR BIG EVENT – WINTER IS COMING

On Thursday, September 20th FHS hosted Winter is Coming – Conquering Diabetes in Our Community, a sold-out networking event in Washington, DC. Thank you to the many people who made made this night...

Making My Goals a Habit

Making my Goals a Habit As Diabetes educators, we preach to our clients to convert healthy smart goals into habits to ensure long term success. Studies have shown that healthy goals and lifestyle modifications lead to improve health outcomes in managing and preventing...

Review of AADE’s DANA Application

By: Vivian Nnacho Ayuk, PharmD, CDE I’m a pharmacist and Certified Diabetes Educator with Flexcare Pharmacy located in Washington, DC. My pharmacy is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educator to provide diabetes self-management training (DSMT). I...