Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of persons with diagnosed diabetes who ever receive formal diabetes education
Baseline: 51.7 percent of adults aged 18 years and over with diagnosed diabetes ever had received formal diabetes self-management education and support (DSME) in 2017 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)
Target: 55.2 percent
Formal diabetes education helps people gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need to manage their condition. This is key to improving health outcomes in people with diabetes.
Workgroup: Diabetes Workgroup