HOUSTON — Population health provides a framework for diabetes care and education specialists to raise their value in optimizing care and education, beyond the traditional role of diabetes self-management education services, according to a speaker here.
“The role of the diabetes educator has changed or needs to change with the evolving health care landscape,” Kellie Rodriguez, RN, MSN, MBA, CDE, director of the Global Diabetes Program at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, told Endocrine Today. “Value-based health care cares less about what we do and more for
Anupam Ghose, a physician by training, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in 2017. After the diagnosis of T2DM, he followed a low carbohydrate high fat diet and reversed his T2DM within a year. Now he has one main goal in life and that is to make people understand that the conventional method of treating T2DM is not beneficial. Type 2 diabetes is reversible and the best way to reverse T2DM is through diet and lifestyle modifications. He now decided to help people with type 2 diabetes by offering online coaching to reverse their diabetes.