Cardiometabolic

Patients Struggle at Key Points Along the Type 2 Diabetes and CV Disease Journey

Opportunities exist to educate and engage patients

For this growing population of patients, managing and living with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular (CV) disease is challenging. Providers and health systems have the opportunity to improve patient and caregiver experiences at multiple touchpoints.
  • Patient Identification and Education

    Patients with T2D are 2 to 4 times more likely to die from CV disease.1

    Download materials to help educate and engage patients

    Download materials to help educate and engage patients

  • Treatment Plan Development and Risk Stratification

    99% of patients with T2D and CV disease say that if they knew they were at increased risk for CV events, they would have done something about it.2

    The AHA and ADA's Know Diabetes By Heart™ program provides resources to help empower patients

    The AHA and ADA's Know Diabetes By Heart™ program provides resources to help empower patients

  • Care Transitions

    Care transitions can cause care delivery breakdown for high-risk comorbid patients with T2D and CV disease.3

    Learn about the effect of Vidant Medical Center's multi-disciplinary transitions of care program on patients with diabetes

    Learn about the effect of Vidant Medical Center's multi-disciplinary transitions of care program on patients with diabetes

  • Care Management

    Approximately 50% of patients with T2D are nonadherent or discontinue treatment.4

    Explore a program to help patients along their diabetes journey

    Explore a program to help patients along their diabetes journey

 

ADA=American Diabetes Association; AHA=American Heart Association.

 

1. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes. American Heart Association Website. https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/diabetes/why-diabetes-matters/cardiovascular-disease--diabetes. Accessed April 20, 2020. 2. Boehringer Ingelheim. Data on file. 3. Rubin DJ. Correction to: Hospital Readmission of Patient with Diabetes. Curr Diabetes Rep. 2018;18:21. 4. Polonsky WH, Henry RR. Poor medication adherence in type 2 diabetes: recognizing the scope of the problem and its key contributors. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2016;10:1299-307.