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Diabetes Medications and Improving Adherence

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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OPSO - Oregon
Teresa Martin, RD, CDE, LD
1 Hour 07 Minutes
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First presented at the OPSO 2019 Annual Primary Care Conference on September 28, 2019, Teresa Martin, RD, CDE, LD discusses barriers in patient adherence to diabetes treatment programs and explores avenues for improving patient outcomes.


Educational Objectives:

  1. Understand evidence-based recommendations for non-insulin therapies for optimal diabetes management
  2. Define 3 types of non-adherence and the difference between intentional and unintentional non-adherence
  3. List at least one solution for overcoming the most common barriers to diabetes medications

Teresa Martin discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of her presentation.

The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances may be directed to OPSO Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



Teresa Martin, RD, CDE, LD's Profile

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Teresa Martin is a mother of 3 children and lives in Bend, OR.  She is also a Registered Dietitian with over 29 years of experience in the field of nutrition including clinical nutrition, community nutrition, diabetes research and most currently as a diabetes educator for Novo Nordisk.   Over the last 16 years, Teresa has specialized in the field of diabetes and as a Certified Diabetes Educator; she helps individuals with diabetes gain the skills they need to better manage their diabetes so they can live the life they want to live and she helps healthcare professionals get the resources and training they need to provide quality, compassionate diabetes care.  Teresa was recently recognized for her work by the American Association of Diabetes Educators of Oregon when she received the Diabetes Educator of the Year 2017 and Distinguished Service Award 2015. Teresa was an All-American Volleyball Player and All-American Alpine Ski Racer in College and continues to stay active playing competitive beach volleyball. Teresa values utilizing the outdoors, mindfulness, and the power of communities to help individuals find their path to a healthier, happier life. 



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