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Healthcare Sites Using Video Technology for Diabetes Education

A virtual meeting with an educator for a diabetes self-management course.
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It is estimated that about 400,000 of the 4.8 million people in South Carolina have diabetes. That’s about 10% of the population. Diabetes self-management education is a critical element of care for people with diabetes. To help overcome transportation and distance barriers for people in rural areas of the state, some healthcare sites have adopted an innovative solution.