It's understandable that clinical guidelines can't always be translated to the frontline immediately, said Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS, in a conversation with Patient Care® about the new American Diabetes Association/European Association for the Study of Diabetes (ADA/EASD) consensus report on management of type 2 diabetes.
Maruthur, a primary care physican who focuses on T2D clinical care and research, understands the challenges of both time and resources frontline clinicians face daily. In the video below she emphasizes that it is incumbent on clinical guideline developers to include direction in new recommendations on how to implement evidence-based interventions. She is a member of the ADA/EASD consensus report writing committee and explains that is exactly what she and her coauthors did.
Nisa M Maruthur, MD, MHS,is associate professor ofmedicine, epidemiology, and nursing at Johns Hopkins Universityand director of the general internal medicine fellowship program, at Johns Hopkins Medicine, in Baltimore, MD. Dr Maruthur also conducts clinical research in diabetes with a focus on diabetes prevention. She is particularly interetsetd in community-based approaches to improving diabetes outcomes and in individualized medicine.