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RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DISCIPLINES

Social Work

  • Explore the impact of diabetes on the overall mental and social health of patient

  • Assess patient's readiness and ability to make changes

  • Refer to local resources and programs

  • Obtain medical, surgical, and social history

  • Take blood pressure and compare to previous readings

  • Utilize motivational interviewing to counsel lifestyle changes

Pharmacy

  • Collect full medication history

  • Assess adherence to medication regiment

  • Discuss optimization of medication

Physical Therapy

  • Provide educational information for patients regarding foot care​​

  • Create individualized exercise plans under supervision of licensed physical therapist

Medicine

Dietetics

  • Review nutrition-related health history

  • Determine patient's most prominent area of improvement

  • Educate on healthier eating

Occupational Therapy

  • Evaluate patients for vision loss, sensory loss, and depression

  • Ask about functional limitations due to secondary conditions

  • Offer tools to assist with activities of daily living

Interested in volunteering with us? Contact the coordinator of your discipline!

PHARMACY

PHYSICAL

THERAPY

MEDICINE

SOCIAL WORK

DIETETICS

OCCUPATIONAL

THERAPY

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