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Hemoglobin A1c Clinic Improving Diabetes Care Patti Wascom, FNP, CDE Ashley Waggoner, PA Jane Whitney, RN, BSN Joanne Paige, LPN.

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1 Hemoglobin A1c Clinic Improving Diabetes Care Patti Wascom, FNP, CDE Ashley Waggoner, PA Jane Whitney, RN, BSN Joanne Paige, LPN

2 Louisiana Highest Diabetes mortality rate in the nation (35.5 / 100,000) persons Cost of Diabetes care in 2007 $2.43 billion dollars Diabetes Prevention and Control Program-2007 Diabetes Report. Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.

3 Identified Need at BMC Diabetes Disease Management Quarterly Report Monthly A1c reports generated by lab

4 We Have a Problem! Average 228 A1c drawn monthly Average 40 A1c > 10% monthly A1c Clinic Proposed

5 A1c Clinic Began July hour weekly clinic Staff Mid-level provider RN LPN 347 scheduled-132 attended Average visits per patient- 2.3

6 High Risk Patients Average A1c 11.5% 36% documented A1c >10% more than 1 year 39% positive microalbumin

7 Clinic Structure Initial visit Follow-up at weeks Referrals Ophthalmology Formal Diabetes Education Diabetic Support Group TLC (weight management) Endocrinology Psychology Repeat A1c- if at goal Discharge

8 A1c Clinic Content Purpose Review current knowledge Review current treatment plan Patient Agreement Appropriate modifications Education

9 Principals Office Initial Evaluation Identify Barriers Financial Psychological Social Physical

10 A1c Achievement Percentages Baseline 11.3%

11 Conclusion Patients with improved glucose control Reduced risk of mortality Improved quality of life Reduced financial burden


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