In diabetes, health literacy is related to diabetes knowledge, self-efficacy and self-care behaviors and glycemic control. Health literacy may also provide a better understanding of racial disparities observed in patients with diabetes. This webinar will describe the concept of health literacy and its assessment and the evidence of its impact on patients with diabetes and offers suggested methods and tools that may be implemented to improve clinical care.
1. Review how health literacy can affect diabetes outcomes
2. List groups more likely to limited health literacy skills
3. Discuss strategies to improve diabetes care in patient with diabetes
4. Review health literacy resources for patients with diabetes