Bestica is looking for a Certified Diabetes Educator Specialist to provide services at Lackland AFB, in support of Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) initiatives for diabetes management.
The EDCOE mission and vision encompass a three-tiered approach: Diabetes management, outreach/education, and translational research. The management section includes diabetes prevention through an intensive diabetes prevention program known as the Group Lifestyle Balance (GLB), diabetes education through an American Diabetes Association recognized education program, and intensive diabetes management (includes use of complex regimens, insulin pump, glucose sensors, comprehensive foot exams, vaccination programs, and specialized testing). The research section conducts translational research, investigator-initiated research, and validation of new treatment models. The research section gains approval through the Institutional Review Board for all studies. The outreach/training section provides services and products that support the DoD MTF.