People who have limited health literacy may have trouble finding, understanding, and using information to effectively manage their diabetes. Learn how to improve diabetes care by addressing limited health literacy skills. Read more
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Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability for people with diabetes. Managing elevated hemoglobin A1C levels, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol can reduce the risk for stroke. Read more
Learn about how diagnosing and treating peripheral arterial disease in people with diabetes can help prevent amputations. Read more
Learn about the benefits and limitations to treating patients via telemedicine. Read more
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
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
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