• Self-management education critical to turn tide against diabetes

    13 days ago - By Healio

    There may be 60.6 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes in 2060, up from 22.3 million in 2014, according to a consensus report issued by several medical societies.
    Despite the rise in the prevalence of diabetes, there has been a lack of significant improvements in glycemic, BP, cholesterol level and smoking abstinence targets among patients with diabetes.
    In the report, experts highlighted the importance of diabetes self-management education and support, or DSMES, defined as a “comprehensive blend of clinical, educational, psychosocial and behavioral aspects of care,” in
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