This invited commentary for the American Journal of Managed Care – Evidence Based Diabetes Management, was published as part of a special issue titled: Diabetes Educators and Payment Reform. In this provocative article I build the case for the need to remodel for the future the way that Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is delivered today. I detail the societal trends driving the need for this action along with the aligned research, standards and recommendations.
It's September and here's my fall 2016 AADE President's letter:
If you live in a part of the country where the leaves change color, as I do, enjoy the yellows, reds and oranges. If not, enjoy your warm climate as the rest of us layer up.