Understanding your Numbers

What you should know about managing your Type 2 Diabetes. Understanding Your Numbers. Type 2 diabetes can lead to other serious problems like heart disease, nerve damage, and kidney or eye problems. The good news is that keeping blood glucose (blood sugar), blood pressure, and cholesterol on target can help you prevent or delay these […]

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Risk Stratification in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Risk Stratification in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). The population health goal of risk stratification is to compile a prioritized list of patients ordered by the level of risk and the reason for the risk. Risk stratification is an important element of population health management, particularly in patients with type […]

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Motivational Interviewing

Using Motivational Interviewing for patients with diabetes. The basic approach to interactions in motivational interviewing is captured by the acronym OARS (Open-ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening, and Summaries). See examples of how to use OARS in patients with type 2 diabetes. Learn four ways to tailored motivational interviewing to match the patient’s level of self-efficacy […]

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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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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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