A Team Approach to Type 2 Diabetes

Don Forrester, MD, FACPE, Gretchen Housel, NP-C, MSN, RN, BSN, David Donohue, MD, FACP, Karen Smith, RD

Expires: 08/09/2021
Credits: 1.00 credit


The Learning Process: 

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians. 

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Describe the measurement of the appropriate subgroups in order to demonstrate the reduction of the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes
  • Explain the importance of picking the correct goal in achieving breakthrough improvement
  • Understand the importance of guidelines in working in teams
  • List community resources and members of a patient care team for managing type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting
  • Describe the benefits of plant-based primary care office staff
  • Describe the expected blood sugar response of patients initiating a plant-based diet
  • Explain how diabetes can be reversible in a U.S.-based, fee-for-service private primary care practice

  • Describe methods that can be employed in a group therapy program geared towards reversal of diabetes

  • State how to incorporate medical nutrition therapy into medical practice

  • Identify two ways to include plant-based cooking practices for patients

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.

Recorded live at the 2018 International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine. 

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