Reinventing Medical Practice

IN FOCUS: TEAM-BASED APPROACHES TO CHRONIC DISEASE

Oak Park, Illinois, practice that successfully manages type 2 diabetes

Try this streamlined approach for managing diabetes

When treating type 2 diabetes in your practice, look at the patient as a whole and make changes one innovative step at a time.

Ask patients “what matters to you?” to uncover social determinants of health

Health coaches can help patients make strides with conditions such as hypertension or type 2 diabetes. Here is how asking, “What matters to you?” will help improve patient care.