This video is an example of how to incorporate prognosis into discussions about tight glucose control for older adults with diabetes.
In this video, the clinician uses the following communication skills:
Making a recommendation
Discussing lag time to benefit
Reframing by focusing on care that is constant with goals
New guidelines in nutrition are helping patients and diabetes educator better manage their glucose control in type 2 diabetes. We caught up with Emily Weatherup, MS, RDN, CDE and Sacha Uelmen, RDN, CDE to find out how best to help patients eat better, and some of the challenges in making this happen.