Diabetes is a complicated chronic disease that requires daily medical treatment. Due to the financial strain of purchasing diabetes management supplies, food insecurity is common among this population. This presentation provides practical ways to apply the American Diabetes Association 2023 Standards of Care in Diabetes and reviews strategies to reduce food insecurity for patients with diabetes.
- Comprehend and implement the 2023 diabetes standards of care within the boundaries of medical therapy.
- Approach all patients with diabetes in an empathetic manner.
- Identify methods to screen for and address food insecurity among patients with diabetes.
- Utilize various tools to connect their patients with diabetes to resources that can help.