Staying ahead of the curve
COVID-19 and Diabetes:
A new model of diabetes care
NOW accredited for 2 CEU’s
Once in hospital they are more likely to require admission to the ICU where their prognosis is poor.
Therefore, the challenge is to protect patients by effectively controlling their glycaemia despite the lockdown and isolation.
This programme provides practical advice and guidance on the management of patients including those requiring insulin.
Professor David Segal
Diabetologist and Endocrinologist
Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre
Johannesburg, South Africa
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1. What are the constraints on the diabetes patient during the COVID-19 pandemic?
2. In South Africa, what percentage of patients do not have access to a mobile phone?
3. Which of the following statements is true?
4. Patients on antidiabetic chronic medicine should all have access to advice on their diabetes in order to achieve equitable outcomes across all income groups and in their home language.
5. What does telecoaching within Guidepost and telemedicine generally offer patients?
6. What does telecoaching, as exemplified by Guidepost, offer the clinician?
7. Guidepost coaching has been shown to improve glucose levels in patients on insulin throughout the day based on structured SMBG data:
8. The percentage of hypoglycaemic readings decreased over 25 weeks from average 10% to…
9. Successful and credible telecoaching needs to deliver:
10. Guidepost has already conducted _____ consultations across South Africa: