Lifestyle Changes Can Change Your Life

What you should know about managing your Type 2 Diabetes. Lifestyle changes can change your life. Eating healthy and being active are key to managing your type 2 diabetes. Balance what you eat and your activity level. Added tips for healthy eating, Top 10 Diabetes Superfoods, and tips for healthy eating: grains and starchy vegetables. […]

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Health Literacy and Numeracy

Understanding Health Literacy and Health Numeracy. Understand important success factors in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Numeracy and literacy independently predict the ability of patients with Diabetes to Identify Out-of- Range test results. Inadequate health literacy/numeracy is a major challenge in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes self-management requires both knowledge of what to do […]

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Group visits for patient with Type 2 Diabetes

What is a Group Visit and what are the benefits? Group Visits, or shared medical appointments, are a form of outpatient care that combines medical care, patient education, and patient empowerment in a group setting.2 In a Group Visit, patients meet as a group under the guidance of 1 or more clinicians. For appropriate patients, […]

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Identify Patients With Type 2 Diabetes at Risk for Cardiovascular Events and Hospitalizations

Identify patients with Type 2 Diabetes at risk for cardiovascular events and hospitalizations. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) defined as acute coronary syndrome, a history of myocardial infarction (MI), stable or unstable angina, coronary or other arterial revascularization, stroke, transient ischemic attack, or peripheral arterial disease presumed to be of atherosclerotic origin is the leading cause […]

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CVD in Type 2 Diabetes Patient Flashcard

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MANAGING YOUR TYPE 2 DIABETES? People with type 2 diabetes are at risk for CVD. CVD includes conditions like heart attack and stroke. Understanding Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) can help to lower your risk for CVD. Resource lists six Risk Factors for CVD in patients with type 2 diabetes and four […]

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Webinar: Simple Self-Care Skills for Medical Professionals

The Ohio Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (OPCPCC) present, “Simple Self-Care Skills for Medical Professionals,” a webinar featuring Dr. Pamela Oatis. Burnout of physicians and staff members in primary care practices is a growing concern. This webinar explores how listening can lead to self-care, with positive side effects that will benefit patients. Pamela J. Oatis, MD, a pediatrician […]

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Video: Vanessa Goes to the Doctor

This 8-minute video portrays a negative and then a positive scenario of a transgender women of color visiting a doctor’s office. The vignettes provide some simple and practical tips to make positive steps towards LGBTQ inclusion in practices. Click here to watch the video

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Webinar: Integrating Behavioral Health Care in a Primary Care Practice

According to SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), people with mental and substance abuse disorders may die decades earlier than the average person, mostly from untreated and preventable chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Primary care settings are a gateway to the behavioral health system, and primary care providers increasingly […]

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