Doctors of Optometry play a critical role in having a positive impact in the early detection, intervention and prevention of eye disease and vision loss caused by diabetes. Access the resources and materials below for you, your practice, and your patients with diabetes and those at risk for prediabetes, during Diabetes Awareness Month and beyond.
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This joint public health initiative will focus on the crucial role annual comprehensive eye exams play in the early detection, intervention and prevention of eye disease and vision loss caused by diabetes. View how to help raise awareness and provide education for your patients that may be at risk for a diabetes-related eye disease with these collaborative resources.
Prediabetes Risk Test
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ADA Focus on Diabetes Initiative
No-Cost Accredited Continuing Education Courses on Diabetes and Eye Health
Learn how these supplemental medical plans available to your patients can help lower patient out-of-pocket costs and include covered-in-full retinal screening images for patients with diabetes who do not have diabetes-related eye disease.
If your practice is considering or has implemented telemedicine to see patients, especially your at-risk patients including those with diabetes, diabetic eye disease and other medical eye health needs, click below for additional tools and resources to increase patient access.
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To support greater overall health, Premier Academy360™ is proud to offer new Diabetes Education to support practices in enhancing the in-office experience and maximizing VSP benefits for patients with diabetes. These Diabetes Education courses, developed in partnership with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and others with industry experts, offer a variety of educational tools that reinforce the value of vision and the integral role of Doctors of Optometry on a patient’s healthcare team.
View patient education resources and campaigns that help underscore the serious health conditions that can be detected during an eye exam by a VSP network doctor like you.
Your VSP patients can take advantage of discounts on diabetic supplies including blood sugar (glucose) test strips and monitors, lancet devices, and therapeutic supplies in addition to prescriptions, hearing aid, and battery discounts.