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The Importance of Diabetes Self-Management Education

Mar 1, 2016

In part 4 of this Exclusive Interview, DIC publisher Steve Freed asks Dr. Andy Rhinehart, “How would you improve the care of a patient going to a family practitioner with type 2 diabetes?”

Andy Rhinehart, MD, FACP, FACE, CDE, BC-ADM, CDTC, is the Chief Medical Officer at Glytec Systems, a clinical information technology company dedicated to the mission of improving insulin management and glycemic control. Dr. Rhinehart previously served as a diabetologist and the program director of the Johnston Memorial Diabetes Care Center and Johnston Memorial Center for Comprehensive Wound Care in Abingdon, Va. He was also the chairman of the ADA’s Primary Care Advisory Group and the first physician to be Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.