Sacha Uelmen: National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is a crucial element of care for patients with diabetes and those at risk for developing the disease. It was a pleasure to talk to Sacha Uelmen (Director of Diabetes Education & Prevention Programs, Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists). She outlines the support and purpose of the DSMES, the challenges and major developments in 2022.
1. What is the purpose of the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES)? 00:16-00:57
2. What interventions are contained within DSMES? 00:57-02:00
3. What are the challenges of accessing DSMES services? 02:00-04:42
4. Could you give us an overview of the major changes for 2022? 04:42-09:00
5. What other unmet needs remain? 09:00-12:15
Disclosure: Sacha Uelmen has no financial or non-financial conflicts of interest to declare in relation to this video.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media Ltd. Interview conducted by Sophie Nickelson.
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