Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists

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Event Details:

Diabetes Technology to Address Disparities and Support People with Disabilities

Date: Jun 23, 2021 12:00 PM - Jun 23, 2021 01:30 PM
Eastern Standard Time

This program will identify disparities in diabetes technology and provide strategies to address them.

It will give the professional working with individuals with disability practical advice individualizing technology through shared decision making, advocating for diabetes technology and recognizing tools and resources to optimize technology use.

Learning Outcome

The DCES will be able to identify the barriers to the use of diabetes technology in general, and specifically for people with disabilities. The DCES will have the knowledge to identify and utilize resources to reduce barriers.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the knowledge, attitudes and skills important when working with people with disability and populations with low diabetes technology uptake.
  • Describe the elements that lead to the successful use of diabetes technology for people with disability and populations with low diabetes technology uptake.
  • Describe approaches that may be used to make diabetes technology accessible to people with disability and populations with low diabetes technology uptake.