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American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference in New Orleans

Did you know that according to, the state of Louisiana has an obesity prevalence of more than 32%?

In the next 30 days, diabetes educators will converge on the city of New Orleans for the Annual Diabetes Educator Conference. The timing seems appropriate in that obesity and diabetes are interrelated. Trending for both obesity and diabetes continues to grow and has many health professionals collaborating on best practices for behavioral interventions.

When we look at diabetes alone, the most current statistics indicate that 1 in 11 Americans will have Type I Diabetes or Type II Diabetes. The “Stop Diabetes” campaign projects that in every 19 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes. Learn more at—Diabetes by the Numbers.


If you are attending AADE, stop by our booth, #511, and learn how healthy proteins can fit into health and wellness strategies. Our registered dietitians page for RDNs, nutritionists, and health professionals can provide you with resources that impact populations.

See you in NOLA!