• Diabetes education lowers health care costs, improves health care utilization

    10 days ago - By Healio

    Diabetes self-management education and support interventions might help reduce health care costs and improve utilization, but evidence varies across studies, according to findings from a systematic review.
    “Diabetes self-management education and support interventions may positively impact economic and health care utilization outcomes - meaning costs related to inpatient admissions, emergency department utilization and total costs of care tended to be lower for people with diabetes who received DSMES services than individuals who did not,” Andrew S. Bzowyckyj, PharmD,
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