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MDTW Module 9: Engaged and Empowered: How Technologies Can Encourage Involvement, Increase Motivation, and Improve Outcomes for People with Diabetes

Learning Objectives:
•Discuss the importance of patient engagement in attaining glycemic targets and achieving overall diabetes and general health goals.
•Describe the ways in which diabetes technologies can have a positive impact on patient engagement and self-care.
•Explain how even beneficial diabetes technologies can sometimes have a detrimental impact on quality of life and how those issues can be addressed and ameliorated.
•Discuss the crucial need for ongoing support—including frequent and high-quality touchpoints, two-way communication, and shared decision-making—when monitoring patients and interpreting their device data remotely.

Mark Heyman, PhD, CDCES
Diabetes Psychologist
Center for Diabetes and Mental Health
San Diego, CA


Jenise Wong, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics,
Division of Endocrinology
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 

Mark Heyman, PhD, CDCES
Consultant: Abbott Diabetes, One Drop, Tandem Diabetes 


Jenise Wong, MD, PhD
Research support: Dexcom, and Tandem Diabetes Care

Duration: 45 minutes

Availability: On-Demand
Release on 11/10/2021
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
0.75 CME Credit
0.75 ACPE Credit
0.75 ANCC Credit
0.75 AAPA Credit
0.75 CDR Credit
0.75 COP Credit
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