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Diabetes Management in Rural Health Care Settings and Technological Advancements

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Diabetes Management in Rural Health Care Settings and Technological Advancements

In this episode, we learn about Coal Country’s best practices around telehealth and patient education for diabetes prevention and self-management, as well as barriers patients might encounter around technology and…
December 13, 2021

Diabetes Management in Rural Health Care Settings and Technological Advancements

Continuing our coverage on housing and health, we speak with Rhonda Pfenning and Janet Wanek from the Coal Country Community Health Center in North Dakota. Coal Country is a federally qualified health center, providing services in four clinics throughout the state.

In this episode, we learn about Coal Country’s best practices around telehealth and patient education for diabetes prevention and self-management, as well as barriers patients might encounter around technology and transportation within a rural health care setting.

Rhonda Pfenning is a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator, and Janet Wanek is a licensed registered dietician nutritionist.

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