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Insulin Pump School: Back to the Basics of Pump Therapy
Scholarly Posters
  • Sara Wilson Reece, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Cheryl Williams, The Longstreet Clinic, Gainesville, Ga.
Description
The Longstreet Clinic (TLC), P.C. is a regional multidisciplinary physician practice. The Internal Medicine (IM) and Family Medicine (FM) departments are located in Gainesville and Oakwood (Hall County), Georgia. • Hall County is located in Northeast Georgia 50 miles northeast of Atlanta. It lies at the southern edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The population of Hall County is approximately 187,700. • Diabetes Education and Medical Nutritional Therapy department provides diabetes education and management services for IM and FM patients with diabetes. • Team of CDEs: RN, RD, PharmD • RN and PharmD are Certified Pump Trainers • Statistics • 20% of total IM and FM patients have diagnosis of diabetes. • 47% of patients with diabetes on insulin therapy. • 3% of patients on insulin therapy are on insulin pump therapy. • After a few insulin pump patients had severe hypoglycemic episodes while driving, the need for review of insulin pump survival skills was identified in order to prevent possible future incidents
Publication Date
1-1-2012
Keywords
  • insulin pump
Citation Information
Sara Wilson Reece and Cheryl Williams. "Insulin Pump School: Back to the Basics of Pump Therapy" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sara_reece/2/