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Diabetes INSIDE® Shared Learning

In support of the Know Diabetes by Heart™ initiative, the American Diabetes Association® (ADA) assembled a collaboration of health care systems and stakeholders in Philadelphia and the mid-Atlantic region to improve population health outcomes for people with diabetes with or at risk of cardiovascular disease via its Diabetes INSIDE® quality improvement (QI) initiative. The QI Initiative is a three-year effort that engages health care systems with QI training, coaching and facilitation, data analysis, data-driven professional education, shared learning and guideline support


An Interprofessional Approach Health Coach Model to Reduce the Risk of Coronary Events in Diabetic Patients
In this Shared Learning session, speakers from the interdisciplinary quality improvement (QI) team at Jefferson Internal Medicine presented their QI project focused on reducing the risk of coronary events in patients with diabetes. The speakers presented interim updates and results of the QI interventions implemented to date along with the challenges, solutions, successes and next steps for the QI project.
Investigating Patient Perceptions of Factors That May Optimize Diabetes Self-Management
In this Shared Learning session, Dr. Daniel Rubin, Dr. Sarah Bass and Dr. Deborah Swavely presented interim results on a qualitative survey they are conducting to help identify the facilitators of and barriers to optimal diabetes self-management in adults with type 2 diabetes who live in the Temple University Hospital service area.
Hackensack University Medical Center Shared Learning QI Update
In this Shared Learning session, Dr. Colette Knight presented an overview of diabetes and cardiovascular patients at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), updates on HUMC’s quality improvement (QI) project on the use of SGLT2i and GLP-RA in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or heart failure, challenges to implementation and execution of the QI project and next steps.
The Journey of SGLT2i at TJUH
In this Shared Learning session, speakers from Cardiology, Endocrinology and Pharmacy at Jefferson Health presented their quality improvement (QI) project focused on the uptake and usage of SGLT2i medications in patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The speakers presented interim updates and results of the QI interventions implemented to date along with the challenges, barriers to usage, successes and next steps for the QI project.
2021 Shared Learning Meetings Kickoff Meeting
On February 15, 2021 the American Diabetes Association (ADA) launched its inaugural Know Diabetes by Heart/Diabetes INSIDE Shared Learning session to collaborating health care systems partners. In this kick-off presentation, Greg Liptak and the ADA’s Dr. Robert Gabbay provided welcoming remarks and stressed the importance of getting the collaborative health care systems together to learn from and work with each other to combat the diabetes epidemic. Dr. Furman presented population level data from two of the collaborative health care systems showcasing trends and gaps in diabetes and cardiovascular disease management in Greater Philadelphia.