One of the most misunderstood aspects of diabetes management is that 80% of the patients with diabetes are treated by a primary care physician (PCP) and not a specialist. Just to be clear that’s 80% of ALL patients type 1 and type 2, insulin and non-insulin using, intensive and non-intensive management, ok you get the picture. Yet what no one knows is just how much do these PCPs actually know about diabetes.
Years ago a noted diabetes researcher stated to me that patients aren’t the only ones who need better diabetes education. This education should extend . . .
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