Break through barriers in overall diabetes management with a tech-up

Diabetes Tech-upTM is your medical community headquarters for practical information and insights about diabetes tech to help address some of your patients' diabetes management challenges.

Get started by seeing where you are on the diabetes technology use continuum.

Take the self-assessment

Get started by seeing where you are on the diabetes technology use continuum.

Take the self-assessment
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Hear from your peers who are using digital health strategies to care for patients with diabetes.

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Read how tech may help with patient diabetes self-management and address behavioral barriers.

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Take practical steps to help get your patients started with the right diabetes tech for them.

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Well connected: How CGMs can help introduce patients to other diabetes tech tools

Entry-level tech can be a gateway for patients to engage with other diabetes technologies. What’s the clinician’s role in helping patients achieve their tech potential?

By Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES and Natalie Bellini, DNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES | 10 min read


I like long walks on the beach and well-designed diabetes apps

Our cohosts discuss choosing tech to meet the needs of specific individuals with diabetes, including athletes, the visually impaired, and people who need help with carb counting.

Hosted by Dr Alicia Shelly, Amy Hess-Fischl, and Amy Tenderich | 22 min listen

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Common adherence challenges in diabetes and how I address them with digital health

See how digital health tools may help address adherence challenges and keep patients engaged in their diabetes care plan.

By Alicia Shelly, MD, FACP | 6 min read

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How to help explain diabetes tech to anyone—regardless of their health literacy level

Health literacy can have a profound impact on outcomes for people with diabetes. Here are some tips for getting a read on our patients and meeting them where they are.

By Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RDN, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES | 10 min read

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Partnering with patients to unlock the potential of diabetes data

Explore how diabetes technology can deliver useful data to both patients and clinicians to help inform treatment decisions.

By Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RDN, LDN, BC-ADM, CDCES | 5 min read

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–— Resources –—


Where are you on the diabetes digital health and technology use continuum?

Take our diabetes tech self-assessment to see where you and your team are and what next steps you should consider.

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Preparing for a tech-up with digital diabetes devices and management

Follow these 5 practical steps to get started implementing tech-ups with your patients.

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Identifying patients who may be appropriate for a tech-up

See patient profile examples to help you determine which patients in your practice may benefit from a tech-up and how it may suit their diabetes care needs.

7 min read


Communicating with patients about diabetes technology

Get the conversation started with potential patient concerns and suggestions to help them adopt the right tech for them.

6 min read

All contributors received a fee from Novo Nordisk for their participation.


The Diabetes Tech-upTM Podcast

Join our expert cohosts for a series of discussions about how they’re integrating diabetes tech with patient-centered care to help optimize diabetes management.

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The Mission of Diabetes Tech-upTM

Diabetes Tech-upTM is sponsored by Novo Nordisk, a global leader in diabetes. We believe that adoption of innovative technologies can help appropriate patients better manage diabetes. Our goal is to provide information to help health care professionals on the front line of diabetes care strengthen their understanding of diabetes technologies and implement them where they can have the greatest impact.


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