This activity is intended for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists and other health care professionals who manage patients with diabetes.
At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
• Describe psychosocial issues associated with diabetes, which range from normative diabetes-related distress to diagnosable mental health disorders.
• Identify paradigms for implementing psychosocial services into team-based care.
• List screening tools for assessing symptoms of psychosocial issues within routine care.
• Indicate appropriate referral and treatment options for people impacted by both sub-clinical and clinical psychological distress.