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Teamwork—Not Always Easy but Always Necessary: Teresa Pearson

Teamwork—Not Always Easy but Always Necessary: Teresa Pearson FROM THE EDITOR Teamwork— Not Always Easy but Always Necessary During the Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles stepped other health care professionals, all work toward out of the team competition, and the team one goal—that of the person with diabetes. I was went on to win silver. Although many criticized fortunate to work in this type of environment. her, this was a lesson in doing what is best for Being in close proximity to one another, hallway the team. We have long said the management conversations were the norm. Staff and care of diabetes requires a person-centered, team- team meetings were weekly, and everyone’s based approach with the purpose of helping the input was respected and deemed important. person with diabetes get to their goal(s). ADA, That experience set the stage for my ADCES, and the National Standards for DSMES, expectations everywhere I have worked since. I among others, all emphasize it as best practice. took every opportunity to recreate it, but it has TERESA PEARSON, MS, RN, The literature is filled with descriptions of who is been, at times, challenging. It is especially more CDCES, FADCES on the diabetes care team, often differentiating difficult when the team is not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ADCES in Practice SAGE

Teamwork—Not Always Easy but Always Necessary: Teresa Pearson

ADCES in Practice , Volume 9 (6): 2 – Nov 1, 2021

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SAGE
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© 2021 by the American Association of Diabetes Educators
ISSN
2633-559X
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2633-5603
DOI
10.1177/2633559x211048333
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FROM THE EDITOR Teamwork— Not Always Easy but Always Necessary During the Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles stepped other health care professionals, all work toward out of the team competition, and the team one goal—that of the person with diabetes. I was went on to win silver. Although many criticized fortunate to work in this type of environment. her, this was a lesson in doing what is best for Being in close proximity to one another, hallway the team. We have long said the management conversations were the norm. Staff and care of diabetes requires a person-centered, team- team meetings were weekly, and everyone’s based approach with the purpose of helping the input was respected and deemed important. person with diabetes get to their goal(s). ADA, That experience set the stage for my ADCES, and the National Standards for DSMES, expectations everywhere I have worked since. I among others, all emphasize it as best practice. took every opportunity to recreate it, but it has TERESA PEARSON, MS, RN, The literature is filled with descriptions of who is been, at times, challenging. It is especially more CDCES, FADCES on the diabetes care team, often differentiating difficult when the team is not

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ADCES in PracticeSAGE

Published: Nov 1, 2021

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