Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) interventions must be accessible to all people with diabetes. To address equity in the delivery of DSMES, interventions should consider the unique needs of various populations. This article outlines the needs of a wide range of populations, including people with diabetes who are racially or ethnically diverse; have limited English proficiency or literacy; are deaf or hard of hearing; are blind or have low vision; are neurodiverse; live with learning disabilities or intellectual or developmental disabilities; have dementia or cognitive impairment; or are of sexual and/or gender minority. The authors discuss how best to tailor DSMES to meet the needs of these diverse groups.
Equity in the Provision of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
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Julia E. Blanchette, Siobhan P. Aaron, Nancy A. Allen, Michelle L. Litchman; Equity in the Provision of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support. Diabetes Spectr 1 August 2022; 35 (3): 284–294. https://doi.org/10.2337/dsi22-0005
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