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Elaine Massaro, RN, Q2: Long-term Studies on the Efficacy of SMA’s

Nov 18, 2012

Elaine, Massaro, RN, explains how one of the longest operating systems of SMA’s has been in Torino, Italy, where she will be traveling later this year to study their methodology. She said they have been using an SMA system for seven years and emphasizing a truly multi-disciplinary team including a cardiologist, physical activity expert, dietitian, and several others.

More videos with Elaine Massaro:

Elaine Massaro, MS, RN, CDE Introduction
Elaine Massaro, RN, Q1: What Is the Basic Concept of SMA’s?
Elaine Massaro, RN, Q3: Who Should Be on the Team for SMA’s?

Elaine Massaro, RN, Q4: What Are the Challenges of SMA’s?

Elaine Massaro, MS, RN, CDE, 2010 AADE Educator of the Year, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Research Coordinator at Northwestern University. She has been involved in a number of trials, including managing her site for the international multi-site Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation in Type 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) trial 1. Massaro brings a unique perspective to diabetes, as her initial clinical experience was in cardiovascular nursing, intensive care, and the cardiac care unit (CCU), allowing her to better synthesize experience and expertise in two closely related fields.