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Nearly one-third of persons 65 years and older have diabetes. It is the most common cause of blindness, kidney failure, and amputations in adults and a leading cause of heart disease and stroke.

If you or a loved one has diabetes, it is important to take an active role in controlling the disease. Get the knowledge and skills to improve your quality of life. Ask your doctor about Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) so you can learn more about:

  • Symptoms & risk factors
  • Living a physically active life
  • Managing diabetes with nutrition
  • Preventing complications
  • Working with your diabetes team

atom is working with the medical community to ensure they follow guidelines for performing tests for people with diabetes such as A1C, lipids, and eye exams. atom Alliance partners will also increase the number of certified diabetes educators, community health workers and trained caregivers to offer diabetes education.

Resources for Medicare Beneficiaries (May 2016)
Resources for Medicare Beneficiaries (May 2016)

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Be Smart with Sharps
Be Smart with Sharps

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No Loose Sharps Poster
No Loose Sharps Poster

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DSME Toolkit
DSME Toolkit

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Coding, Coverage, Compensation for MNT
Coding, Coverage, Compensation for MNT

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Step-by-Step Guide to Medicare MNT
Step-by-Step Guide to Medicare MNT

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The Secret to Long Life, New York Times
“I’ll pass my knowledge on to others” Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)
Nearly one-third of persons 65 years and older have diabetes. It is the most common cause of blindness, kidney failure, and amputations in adults. In this two-minute video, one Mississippi man shares how he learned the importance of taking an active role in controlling the disease. Hear how he got the knowledge and skills to improve his quality of life by participating in a free Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) class.

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