Excerpt: Having a Seat at the Table Isn’t Always Enough

Representation matters.

Whether it’s at a medical conference, governmental hearing, industry meeting, or somewhere else where decisions about diabetes care and policy are being made, inviting patients to participate is a good first step. But being in the room, in and of itself, is not enough to ensure that the many voices of people living with diabetes are heard or that disparate health needs are addressed.

This is especially true when implicit bias also has a seat at the table.

Read the full article at Ascensia Diabetes Care.