Division of endocrinology

Endocrinology - Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina


Diabetes Initiative of  South Carolina
Kathie L. Hermayer, MD, MS
Board Chair

Usah Lilavivat, MD
Vice Chair

Please send inquiries to:
Julie Benke-Bennett (
benkej@musc.edu)
Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina
96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Suite 816
MSC 624
Charleston, SC 29425-6240
Phone (843) 876-0968       Fax (843) 876-0998

 


The purpose of the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (DSC) is to develop and implement a comprehensive statewide plan of community outreach programs, health professional education, and diabetes surveillance. The goal is to provide the tools for management of the disease in order to reduce severe complications and cost burdens for South Carolinians who suffer from diabetes mellitus. The Initiative represents a unique melding of private, state, and federal resources and agencies toward this common goal. Nationally, South Carolina has a leading program which coordinates public efforts in the identification and management of this incurable chronic disease.

The Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (DSC) was created by legislative action and signed into law by the Governor of South Carolina in July, 1994. The law established a Board of Directors with members appointed by the top officials of key organizations with an interest in diabetes and its complications. The Board has met quarterly since its beginning. 

Click here for
DSC Board & Council
Meeting Dates and Handouts

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SC Guidelines for Adult Diabetes Care - 2015

The SC Guidelines for Diabetes Care were adopted by
the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina on September 2, 2011, and released during the
17th Annual Diabetes Fall Symposium for Primary Health Care Professionals
on Thursday, September 15, 2011.  
Updated 3/16/15.

SC Guidelines for Adult Diabetes Care in the Hospital - 2015

The SC Guidelines for Diabetes Care in the Hospital were adopted by
the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina on March 6, 2015.

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Professional Education Opportunities

21st Annual Diabetes Fall Symposium for
Primary Health Care Professionals

September 17 & 18, 2015
North Charleston Convention Center

Click here for brochure

To register online, please visit:
http://www.musc.edu/diabetes/onlineregistration

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

16th Annual Scientific Poster Session

September 17 & 18, 2015

Click here for registration form

Community Events

Reports & Data

2015 Burden of Diabetes in SC Update

 2012 Burden of Diabetes
in South Carolina

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2009 Burden of Diabetes
in South Carolina

And
PowerPoint Slides(6.5 MB)

DSC Annual Reports
(1995 - 2013)

SC Acute Inpatient Glycemic
Management Survey

***PowerPoint presentation***

SC DHEC
2013 Diabetes Fact Sheet

2013
ADA Standards of Care

for Diabetes

10 Year Strategic Plan

The State of Diabetesin South CarolinaAn Evaluation of the First Ten Year Strategic Plan of the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina (2011)

Office for Healthcare Workforce Analysis & Planning
AND
SC Health Professions
Data Book

Diabetes Resources

Click for a new page of resources listings 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

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