The ADA Concerns Poster notes that the Advocate Good Shepherd Diabetes Care Center is recognized for following the ADA National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. There is contact information on this poster in case you have concerns over the education you receive from this facility.
The Certificate of Medical Necessity is the preferred order form for diabetes education services that includes all of the criteria for Medicare approval and reimbursement. Please use this order form when referring patients for diabetes education services. Make sure that the order includes the following:
- Patient name and date of birth
- Date of order
- Diagnosis and co-morbidities
- Current labs
- Training ordered
- Barriers to learning
- MD signature
Diaries are helpful tools that can help you to identify personal patterns and triggers in your daily habits. The Blood Glucose Results log provides you and your health care providers an overview of your blood glucose results so accomplishments and difficulties can be quickly identified. The Food and Activity Diary can be used to log your daily food intake and daily exercise.