Getting the Most Out of Your Remote Healthcare Visits

This content originally appeared on Integrated Diabetes Services. Republished with permission. By Gary Scheiner MS, CDCES A long, long time ago, before the days of coronavirus, there was a little diabetes care practice called Integrated Diabetes Services (we’ll just call it IDS for short). IDS taught people with diabetes all the wonderful things they can […]

Study Shows the Need for Intensive Telehealth Intervention in Rural Areas (ADA 2020)

Access to specialty care and intensive self-management programs can be beneficial to patients living with diabetes and can help them improve their overall diabetes management. Unfortunately, these programs are lacking in rural areas and can lead to poor diabetes outcomes for those patients. With telehealth emerging as our new normal, this gives rural areas the […]

What to Expect in a Telehealth Appointment for Mental Health

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE Due to the confusion and isolation the world is undergoing as a result of COVID-19, countless people are now in need of virtual appointments with mental health providers. And as mental health providers transition to working with clients virtually, […]

A Diabetes Educator Walks Us Through a TeleHealth Endo Appointment

With our country slowly heading back to our “new normal,” we will likely have to go back to our regularly scheduled lives, which includes being diligent about keeping up with all our routine doctor visits. It is even more important when living with diabetes to have annual eye appointments, physicals, dental appointments, and of course, […]

New COVID-19 Medicare Funding for Telehealth in Australia

By Rachael Baker COVID-19 is proving to be an extreme and unparalleled time for healthcare services across the globe. Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDEs) are not exempt from this rapidly changing landscape and multiple shifts are occurring in the way we now provide care. Changes to funding models are being welcomed by CDEs with open arms. […]

How to Navigate Blood Sugars During a Pandemic

Diabetes management is challenging enough as it is. It takes a daily and consistent effort, around the clock, to check your blood sugar levels, pay close attention to your diet and a multitude of other variables, all while making medication adjustments to stay in your target range. The constant management tasks already take a substantial […]

How to Optimize Telehealth During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the landscape of many things: job security, the stock market, access to health insurance, and the capacity of the healthcare system as a whole. Hospitals in the United States are currently at or exceeding capacity in their emergency departments, and there is a growing need for and shortage of beds, personal protective […]