About This Webinar
Rural residents experience both a higher rate of risk factors for diabetes and more limited access to health services compared with urban areas. This webinar focused on the role of telehealth delivery to overcome geographic and financial barriers to providing diabetes monitoring and patient lifestyle education.
- Describe the impact of living in a rural area on diabetes screening and the risk of complications from untreated chronic conditions
- Understand the uses and benefits of a telehealth approach in the management and care of diabetes in older adults
- Identify opportunities for care coordination with local partners to provide diabetes self-management programming