The Endocrine Society has embarked on a multi-year quality improvement project, the Hypoglycemia Prevention Initiative, to design and test clinical interventions in primary care settings that will aim to decrease the number of patients at high-risk and the frequency and severity of their episodes.
In Episode 4 of the Endocrine News Podcast Angela Magdaleno, from the Lehigh Valley Health Network, talks about preconception counseling for women with diabetes. Dr. Magdaleno presented findings of a patient review and a survey of providers at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.
An estimated 26 million Americans have diabetes, a disease in which there is too much sugar in the bloodstream. About 7 million of them, however, have not yet been diagnosed with the disease. Talk with your doctor if you have symptoms of diabetes and for more information please visit Hormone.org