Ministry of Health published a document titled Patients’ perspective on the current approach to diabetes mellitus in the framework of Diabetes strategy of the National Health System (SNS)Prepared in collaboration with member associations and unions Spanish Diabetes Federation (FEDE)document based National Convention for Type 2 Diabetescaught in your campaign don’t turn your back on diabetesThe aim of which is to improve the quality of life of people with this pathology.
strategy in diabetes was the result of the collaboration of Autonomous Community (CCAA), scientific societies and patient associations, and since its approval in 2006, and its subsequent update in 2012, has served as a vehicle for the care of patients with this chronic disease. Since then, many advances have been made in the care of 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 deployment by autonomous communities in various comprehensive diabetes care plans, resulting in care coordination and reduction in diabetes mortality.
Given this achievement of integrating the opinions and proposals of patient representatives within the framework of strategy in diabetes of National Health System (SNS), juan francisco peranPresident Federation of Spanish Diabetes Associations (FEDE)told that “We are delighted to receive this recognition, which represents a step forward for diabetes patients. This proposal is aimed at remembering and emphasizing that this pathology, diabetes, is a matter of concern for the SNS and should continue,
This document sets apart some of the most notorious problems that people affected by diabetes can develop in different areas of their daily lives, such as health, economics and innovation, education and training, care and participation. Among these problems are:
- Co-morbidities and decreased quality of life of patients
- person centered care
- Implementation of personalized therapeutic education for patients
- patients’ participation in decision-making about their treatment
- Training Resources for Health Workers
- technology to improve patient care
- Health care equity among CC AA patients with diabetes
in this document, and within the framework of the already Diabetes Strategy of SNS, 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 the reduction of economic costs.
Furthermore, with the publication of these measures, improvements are also sought, not only efforts to demystify diabetes as a pathology”In college”, But by implementing proposals such as awareness campaigns, early diagnosis, establishing regular consultations and betting on diabetes education to be able to act in time.
This expansion and update of the objectives of strategy in diabetes of SNS is the result of the campaign work of Faith don’t turn your back on diabetesBased on improving the quality of life of patients, and supported by many and very diverse entities.