The 5 Rs

For All Patients with Diabetes

Select one of the 5Rs


Consider diabetes risk factors for all of your patients and screen appropriately for diabetes.


Develop a registry or a method of tracking all your patients with diabetes.


Support self-management through the use of interprofessional teams which could include the primary care provider, diabetes educator, nurse, pharmacist, dietitian, and other specialists.


Facilitate information sharing between the person with diabetes and team members for coordinated care and timely management change.


Develop a system to remind your patients and caregivers of timely review and reassessment of targets and risk of complications.

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