Group visits hold great potential for improving diabetes care and outcomes, but best practices must be developed.

@article{Burke2012GroupVH,
  title={Group visits hold great potential for improving diabetes care and outcomes, but best practices must be developed.},
  author={Robert E Burke and Eileen T. O’Grady},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          103-9
        }
}
A diagnosis of diabetes can require multiple changes in a person's behavior, diet, and lifestyle. Efforts to sustain these changes and manage this complex chronic disease can be difficult. Group visits, in which several patients meet together with a primary care provider and transdisciplinary team, have tremendous potential to improve health care quality, cost, and access. When group-based diabetes self-management education and a primary care visit occur within a single appointment, people with… CONTINUE READING

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