Table 6: Management model for diabetes and obesity: a successful model of care.

Diabetes mellitusOverweight and obesity

Initial workup/risk assessmentInitial workup/risk assessment
Institute treatmentInstitute treatment
Patient and family educationPatient and family education
Glucose self-monitoringStep count and weekly weight
Quarterly office assessments: follow A1C, BMI, BPQuarterly office assessments: follow BMI, BP, WC
Periodic screening for complications and risk restratificationPeriodic screening for complications and risk restratification

A1C: glycosylated hemoglobin A1C; BMI: body mass index; BP: blood pressure; WC: waist circumference.
See [63].