9 CME activities to help you improve chronic disease management
These online CME activities offer educational insights on nutrition, diabetes prevention, hypertension control, practice redesign and more.
Targeting populations to overcome barriers in diabetes prevention
This ACO’s integrated, community-based approach to helping their patients with diabetes and prediabetes has reaped rewards and can serve as a model.
Practice lands tool to measure, manage gaps in care
Population reports help this practice identify gaps in care and put action items in physicians’ hands in the exam room.
Patient Support & Advocacy
2 ways to spark change in minority patients and prevent diabetes
Longtime AMA member Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, talks about how to manage patients with prediabetes and diabetes to improve health outcomes for minority patients.
Try this streamlined approach for managing diabetes
When treating type 2 diabetes in your practice, look at the patient as a whole and make changes one innovative step at a time.
Team-based approach helps patients better control type 2 diabetes
Setting goals, changing workflow can help your practice ensure patients with type 2 diabetes have better glycemic control and fewer complications.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Rethinking how physicians learn to prevent, manage chronic disease
As the number of patients with chronic conditions continues to climb, so do the rates of burnout among physicians. Fundamental changes to how physicians approach chronic care are taking shape in medical schools across the country.
New data: Diabetes, prediabetes affect 1 in 2 adults--but there's hope
A study reveals that roughly one-half of the U.S. adult population has either diabetes or prediabetes, the precursor of type 2 diabetes. The study also highlights an upward trend in the prevalence of diabetes. Here’s a breakdown of what the numbers look like.
How a tablet can help treat diabetes: Watch this film to find out
A PBS documentary features four team-based practices with innovative health care methods. One employs wireless electronic tablets loaded with a care management application called “Care Innovations” which allows patients with diabetes to capture blood pressure and glucose levels.