Diabetes Workshop

Diabetes Daze: Communicating to Patients with Diabetes

This customized three-hour workshop addresses the key role of health care professionals.  Research has shown that with advances in diabetes care, there has been only a slight improvement with HbA1c.  Medical professionals will sharpen the message they need to deliver to their patients.  Beyond treatment, empathy and compassion are required to deliver to their patients.


To educate health care professionals on effective communication tools for patients with diabetes.


  • Gain perspective of life with a chronic, incurable illness.
  • Examine the role that self-efficacy plays in a patient’s life.
  • Identify five pitfalls to avoid when talking to a patient.
  • Discover the best communication practices.


Who should attend?

  • Leadership, providers, staff and patient partners from health systems.

Continuing Education

  • This activity has been designed to meet continuing education requirements. However, it is up to the organization to determine whether this activity meets the requirements for their specific continuing education.

*This workshop can be formatted for a keynote presentation