Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Guide for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dental Professionals

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Working Together to Manage Diabetes: A Guide for Pharmacy, Podiatry, Optometry, and Dental Professionals

Description

This guide reinforces consistent diabetes messages across the four disciplines—pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, and dentistry (PPOD)—and promotes a team approach to comprehensive diabetes care that encourages collaboration among all care providers.

The guide includes the following sections:

  • Diabetes: A major health problem
  • Impact of controlling the ABCs of diabetes
  • Diabetes management and team care
  • What to discuss with patients with diabetes
  • Foot health and diabetes
  • Eye health and diabetes
  • Oral health and diabetes
  • Drug therapy management and diabetes
  • Coordination of care
  • Pre-diabetes and primary prevention

Developer:

National Diabetes Education Program

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Diabetes Education Program; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: September 2007
Last Updated: 08/28/13

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