Speaker: Date: Topic
Mary Paschal, RN, MS, CDE & Alison Kaplanes, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Nov 20, 2013
Diabetes Management: The Power of Education
Responsibility for Content
The PowerPoint presentation, take-away points, and article links were sent by the Medical Library and the CME Committee.
Diane E. Young, Information Specialist
Take-Away Points of the Presentation
1. Research supports that patients with diabetes have improved outcomes if they receive diabetes education by Certified Diabetes Educators.
2. A Registered Dietition teaches the heart-healthy, consistent carbohydrate eating plan, which is essential for stabilizing blood sugars.
3. Self-monitoring of blood sugar is necessary to understanding patterns and to make appropriate treatment changes.
Articles Pertinent to the Presentation
- Miller TA & Dimatteo MR: Importance of family/social support and impact on adherence to diabetic th
- Thongsai S & Youjaiyen M: The long-term impact of education on diabetes for older people: a systemat
- Wang CM et al: Diabetes knowledge and self-management effects on physiological outcomes in type 2 di
- Weymann N et al: Health information, behavior change, and decision support for patients with type 2