Building Care Teams and Establishing Checkpoints: Diabetes

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Chronic conditions are among the most common, and costly, of health problems. As of 2012, about half of all adults had at least one chronic condition, and one in every four had two or more. (CDC, 2016). Among the most common chronic conditions is diabetes, which affects 9.3% of the United States population, or about 29 million people. Almost 28% of these people living with diabetes are undiagnosed (CDC, 2015). Diabetes is a very common chronic condition, but thankfully there are effective means of diabetes management. In addition to prescribing proper diet, exercise, and pharmaceutical treatments, healthcare providers may also form clinical care teams to best manage patients with diabetes. This module will discuss care teams, check points, and how to best assist patients in coordinating their care with other providers as it relates to diabetes.

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Chronic conditions are among the most common, and costly, of health problems. As of 2012, about half of all adults had at least one chronic condition, and one in every four had two or more. (CDC, 2016). Among the most common chronic conditions is diabetes, which affects 9.3% of the United States population, or about 29 million people. Almost 28% of these people living with diabetes are undiagnosed (CDC, 2015). Diabetes is a very common chronic condition, but thankfully there are effective means of diabetes management. In addition to prescribing proper diet, exercise, and pharmaceutical treatments, healthcare providers may also form clinical care teams to best manage patients with diabetes. This module will discuss care teams, check points, and how to best assist patients in coordinating their care with other providers as it relates to diabetes.

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