2017 National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Items for Consideration for Accredited Self-Management Resource Center (SMRC) Model Programs

In July 2017, the updated ten National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) were released.  Any organization that is seeking to obtain or maintain their accreditation status must adhere to the current ten National Standards.  While each of the Standards represent an important aspect of an accredited program, this resource highlights specific implications of three of the ten standards and their potential impact on community-based organizations – implementing the accredited Self-Management Resource Center (SMRC) model.