CVA- Prediabetes and the Consequences of Not Treating It
Current Situation: Providers are not discussing a diagnosis of prediabetes with patients. Members may not be aware of the risks of developing diabetes. Among adults with prediabetes, only 11% report being told by a health professional they have the condition. People with prediabetes have a 20% increased risk of CVD than those with normal glucose. Preventing diabetes is possible and important in order to prevent well known complications and to save money. Diabetes is expensive to treat.
1. Help providers connect patients to existing KP resources
2. Providers will be more aware of the risk of developing diabetes and increase confidence about talking to patients.
All primary care and specialty care provdiers for adults and children
- By the end of the activity, participants will be able to identify resources within KP and Health Education that are available to help their patients who have prediabetes.
- By the end of the activity, participants will have increased awareness of the prevalence of prediabetes and its usefulness as a screening tool for the development of diabetes and to help prevent it.
Velarde Raras, MD Chief of Health Education
Kaiser Permanente Central Valley is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Kaiser Permanente Central Valley designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 1.00 Attendance