Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) services help people:
- Learn practical skills.
- Gain confidence.
- Get support.
Everyone with diabetes can benefit from DSMES, whether they’re newly diagnosed or have had it for several years.
DSMES helps you manage your blood sugar, cope with challenges, and lower medical costs. Learn more about DSMES and getting a referral from your doctor.
When your patients participate in DSMES, they’re more likely to manage their health and take medicines as prescribed. Learn how DSMES can improve health outcomes for your patients.
If you or a loved one has diabetes, visit Living With Diabetes to learn about eating well, getting active, and more.