Since diabetes is a 24/7/365 task, people are always looking for something to reduce their burden and maintain balance in life. Tech tools offer such a solution, but Molly McElwee Malloy wants you to know that just because a technology exists, does not mean that it’s amazing or even good. Educators really need to consider the benefits before recommending a tech tool.
A new study from AADE, funded by The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, has shown just how effective diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) can be when offered in a person-centered, team-based care setting. Participants in the study saw an A1C reduction of nearly 2%!
There are six key strategies to support the Vision, but I’d like to highlight the "integration of cardiometabolic and related conditions" in this blog. While this is part of our new Vision for the Specialty, it is really something that we have done all along and we need to be sure that others know this. Learn three ways you can start sharing this message here.
Have you been thinking about how to improve clinical services and outcomes for your practice from last year? Applying the SMART goals to a clinical practice or service can allow any diabetes educator to improve the chance of their practice’s achievement and success.
People with diabetes have twice the odds of becoming infected with HBV compared to those without the disease. As a healthcare provider, your strong recommendations and reminders about the HBV vaccine are vital—three out of every four people you counsel will need to hear you.