Be familiar with the current demographics on Diabetes Mellitus (DM). A brief update of what is all involved when providing eye care for a patient with diabetes. This course will explore the other ocular side effects of diabetes other than Diabetic Retinopathy. What to look for, how to treat it or when to refer. Be better equipped to help your patients.
- 1) Understand the demographics of DM and what is involved when you see a patient with DM. 2) Understand that Diabetes have other ocular side effects than diabetic Retinopathy. 3) Be able to diagnose and manage these conditions. 4) When to refer and when to monitor. 5) Be familiar with lab tests and drugs used for treatment. 6) Educate patients and emphasize the need for follow-up care. 7) Be familiar with billing.