The Role of the Allied Health Diabetes Care Team (Diabetes Simplified - Practical Recommendations to Improve Diabetes Care)
With the increasing number of patients with diabetes, all primary care clinicians should utilize the skills of the entire team to improve diabetes care. Nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists can support the primary care physician by educating patients on different aspects of diabetes management.
This program is developed in collaboration with Partners in Progressive Medical Education, and endorsed by Diabetes Canada.
This program has received an educational grant or in-kind support from Abbott Diabetes Care, Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. and Eli Lilly Canada Inc., Janssen, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi.
This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits. Cert+ Program ID#: 193524
Lori Berard, Nurse Consultant
Piraveena Piremathasan, P.Dt, CDE, CBE
Michael Boivin, B. Pharm, CDE, CTE, CTH
James Kim, MBBCh, PgDip
Maureen Clement, MD, CCFP
Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP
- Review the importance of interprofessional collaboration in diabetes management
- Identify the benefit of the allied health team for educating and supporting the care of the person with diabetes
- Discuss the role of the diabetes team in helping patients identify problems, create solutions and set goals.