Editorial.- The Ministry of Health has published a document titled Current Approach to Diabetes Mellitus from the Patients Perspective within the framework of Diabetes Mellitus. National health system diabetes strategy (SNS), prepared in Collaboration with member associations and federations of the Spanish Diabetes Federation (FEDE)), based on the document ‘National Treatise for Type 2 Diabetes’, prepared in his campaign ‘don’t turn your back on diabetes‘, the purpose of which improve quality of life of people with this pathology. C
The Diabetes Strategy was the result of collaboration with autonomous communities (CC.AA), scientific societies and patient associations, and has been in operation since its approval in 2006, and its subsequent update in 2012. Vehicle for the care of patients with this chronic disease, Since then, many advances have been made around Caring for these patients, their families and caregivers, and many scientific and medical advances are being developed to provide a better quality of life. An example of this is the performance made by the CCAA in different Comprehensive Diabetes Care Planresulting in care coordination and reduction in mortality from diabetes.
Given this achievement of integrating the opinions and proposals of patient representatives within the framework of the diabetes strategy of the SNS, FEDE President Juan Francisco Perán has indicated that “We are very happy to get this recognition.which A believes advance For diabetic patients. This proposal is made with the aim of remembering and highlighting this pathology diabetesis and should be concern for the NHS,
This document separates some of the most notorious problems that people affected by diabetes can develop in different your day-to-day areas (health, economic and innovation, educational and training, aid and partnership sectors), such as those below:
, metabolic control,
– comorbidities and decreased quality of life from patients.
– focus Persona,
– implementation of personalized medical education for patients.
– Involvement of patients decision making of your treatment
, training resources for toilets.
, technology To improve patient care.
Health care equity among CC AA patients with diabetes.
reduction in morbidity and mortality
In this document, and already within the framework of the SNS Diabetes Strategy, it aims to help reduce morbidity and mortality from diabetes and improve the well-being of patients and their families; without always losing sight of the fact that, at the same time, it will also affect economic cost reduction,
In addition, with the publication of these measures, reforms are also being sought, not only efforts dedicated to diabetes as a “unique” pathology, but also awareness campaigns, early initiation to be able to act in time. Implementing resolutions such as diagnosis, establishing regular counseling and commitment to diabetes education.
Finally, note that this extension and update of the objectives of the SNS Diabetes Strategy is the result of the actions of the FEDE campaign ‘Don’t turn your back on diabetes’, based on improving the quality of life of patients, and many more very diverse organizations , such as the Spanish Diabetes Society (SED); Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SIN); Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI), RedGDPS Foundation, General Council of Official Colleges of Nursing (CGCOE); Spanish Federation of Health Technology Companies (FENIN); and the Technology and Health Foundation; and Abbott, The Diabetes Alliance of Boehringer Ingelheim & Lilly, Medtronic, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi.