Improving Health Outcomes for People with Diabetes

Diabetes ECHO sessions will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Click below to register. Click here to download the ECHO flyer.

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How Does It Work?

ECHO uses videoconferencing to connect an interdisciplinary team of experts with primary care providers. They collaborate in interactive case-based learning sessions to help primary care providers develop advanced skills and best practices. The Diabetes ECHO will help primary care providers improve:

  • Quality and capacity-building skills, education and awareness of the whole care team
  • Partnerships among non-traditional community members
  • Access to regional and community resources
  • Awareness of social determinants and the impact of diabetes

What Does Diabetes ECHO Offer?

  • No cost CME for health care professionals
  • Collaboration, support and ongoing learning with specialist physicians and other experts
  • Patients get better care in their community
  • No cost to participating sites or individuals

Topics for Case-Based Learning and Discussion:

  • Diabetes and COVID-19
  • Managing Diabetes During the Holidays
  • Managing Diabetes for School-Age Children
  • Depression
  • Update on Diabetes and Kidney Disease
  • Treatment Plan for Insulin
  • Access to Medications/Supplies
  • Self-Monitoring Glucose and CGMS
  • Neuropathy and Foot Care
  • Lifestyle Modifications
  • Algorithm for Type II Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
  • Bariatric Surgery

Meet Our Team

Betty Drees, MD, FACP, FACE, Endocrinologist, Truman Medical Centers, University of Missouri, Kansas City

Steven Douglas, MD, Family Medicine Physician, St. Francis Medical Center, Ferguson Medical Group, East Prairie

Tripp Logan, PharmD, Pharmacist, L&S and Medical Arts, Pharmacies

Kunal Malhotra, MD, Nephrologist, University of Missouri, Columbia

Brandon Barthel, MD, Endocrinologist, Truman Medical Centers, University of Missouri, Kansas City

Joaquin Lado, MD, PhD, Endocrinologist, Truman Medical Centers, University of Missouri, Kansas City

Lydia Kaume, PhD, RDN, LD, Registered Dietician, University of Missouri Extension

Carol Recklein, BSN, MHS, CDCES, RN Diabetes Educator, BJC HealthCare, Washington University

CME Information

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.