MedCity News November 27, 2022
To help address the diabetes epidemic, providers should incorporate remote patient monitoring into the standard of care, according to Kaiser Permanente physician Dr. Sos Mboijana. When treating chronic conditions like diabetes, having access to a continuous flow of patient data is critical, he said.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. More than 37 million U.S. adults live with this chronic condition, which can cause a variety of complications, such as stroke, kidney disease, heart disease and blindness.
To help address this epidemic, Dr. Sos Mboijana argued in a recent interview that providers should incorporate remote patient monitoring (RPM) into the standard of care for diabetes. Dr. Mboijana is a primary care physician and the assistant chief medical information officer at Kaiser...