What can health care professionals do for patients who live in communities where it’s hard to follow standard diabetes-related advice to eat healthy, get exercise, and manage stress? Read more
Results 1 - 10 of 10 for: Social Determinants of Health
Learn why it’s important to understand a patient’s environment and cultural background. Read more
Learn about resources you can use to help patients who have immediate and pressing social needs. Read more
Social determinants of health are the primary contributors to unfair and avoidable differences in health status, including risk for developing diabetes and diabetes complications. Read more
A1C is a useful but imperfect tool for diagnosis of diabetes, because test responses vary considerably across ethnic and racial populations. Read more
There is power in communities—learn about the impact of referring patients to community support programs. Read more
Telemedicine technology can help create a virtual model of care that combines team-based care and diabetes self-management education. Read more
Learn how one program utilized mobile technology by translating diabetes curriculum into text messages. Read more
Can art, youth voices, and health advocacy help fight the diabetes epidemic? Dean Schillinger, MD, shares his unique approach. Read more
Every patient has a story. Asking them to share may improve care. Listen to Monica Peek, MD, MPH, discuss how race, culture and life experiences can create barriers to communication. Read more
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