CME: Making the Case for Increasing DSME/S Use

CME: Making the Case for Increasing DSME/S Use
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Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE, and Maggie Powers, PhD, RD, CDE

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Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE
Director, Education Recognition
American Diabetes Association

Powers-Maggie
Maggie Powers, PhD, RD, CDE
Research Scientist
International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet
2016 President, Health Care and Education
American Diabetes Association

Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE, and Margaret A. Powers, PhD, RD, CDE, have indicated to Physician’s Weekly that they have no financial interests to report.

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Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE, and Maggie Powers, PhD, RD, CDE (click to view)

Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE, and Maggie Powers, PhD, RD, CDE

Condon-JoEllen
Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE
Director, Education Recognition
American Diabetes Association

Powers-Maggie
Maggie Powers, PhD, RD, CDE
Research Scientist
International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet
2016 President, Health Care and Education
American Diabetes Association

Jo Ellen Condon, RD, CDE, and Margaret A. Powers, PhD, RD, CDE, have indicated to Physician’s Weekly that they have no financial interests to report.

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSME/S) is critical to improving ongoing care for patients with type 2 diabetes. A new position statement provides the evidence and strategies for providing DSME/S when managing adults with the disease.
Readings & Resources (click to view)

Powers MA, Bardsley J, Cypress M, et al. Diabetes self-management education and support in type 2 diabetes: a joint position statement of the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Diabetes Care. 2015;38:1372-1382. Available at: http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/38/7/1372.full.

American Diabetes Association. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2016. Diabetes Care. 2016;39:S1-S106.

Brunisholz KD, Briot P, Hamilton S, et al. Diabetes self-management education improves quality of care and clinical outcomes determined by a diabetes bundle measure. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2014;7:533-542.

Duncan I, Birkmeyer C, Coughlin S, Li Q, Sherr D, Boren S. Assessing the value of diabetes education. Diabetes Educ. 2009;35:752-760.

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