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05-17-2019 | Nephropathy | Video | Article

Team-based care for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

Speakers: Katherine R Tuttle, Jay H Shubrook

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Katherine Tuttle (Nephrologist and Endocrinologist) joins Jay Shubrook (Primary Care Physician) to discuss recommendations on diabetes patient referrals to the nephrology clinic (8:38).

Learning points

  • Essential and recommended components of the referral to the nephrology clinic.
  • How to avoid common communication problems with referrals to specialist care.
  • What the referring physician should expect back from the nephrologist.
  • Recommendations for triaging relevant multimorbid patients between diabetes, nephrology and cardiology specialists.

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