The 5 Rs

For All Patients with Diabetes

Select one of the 5Rs

Recognize

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

Register

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

Resource

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

Relay

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

Recall

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

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