Recommendations: Strategies for Improving Diabetes Care (2)
Recommendations: Strategies for Improving Care1 are summarized on two slides Slide 2 of 2 In addition to timely treatment decisions that adhere to evidence-based guidelines, such treatment should be tailored to individual patient preferences, prognoses, and comorbidities A patient-centered communication style should be used that incorporates patient preferences, assesses literary and numeracy, and addresses any cultural barriers to care143Reference 1. American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes—2013. Diabetes Care 2013;36(suppl 1):S50.