Program Objective

CFRD EmPower is a partnership program between the client, their care team and Attain Health. The goal of the program is to significantly increase CFRD awareness and education through a virtual, hands-on approach to disease management.

Program led by: Kat Porco, MS, NBC-HWC, Level 2 Diabetes Educator
Program developed in partnership with: Marci Butcher, RD, CDE
Program review committee: Terri Schindler, RD; Carol Brunzell, RD, CDE; Amanda Leonard, RD, CDE

Benefits to Client

  • 1:1 vision planning and value assessment with Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach

  • Education to foster disease management and empowerment

  • Development of clinic approved action steps

  • Engagement from home environment

  • Receive glucometer and access to real-time data and blood sugar and food tracking

  • Video conferencing and health technology, providing daily motivation, peer motivation and accountability

Benefits to Clinic

  • Liaison between clinic recommendation and home implementation

  • Client engagement on a weekly basis to encourage disease management

  • Weekly/Bi-Monthly summaries of blood sugar data trends (for clinic review)

  • Food log summaries (for clinic review)

  • Approved Endocrinologist CFRD education and tips

  • Utilize education to empower patientsProgram Requirements

Clinic Engagement

  • Desired blood sugar parameters

  • Articulate any concerns or clinic based goals for their patient

  • Satisfaction survey (post pilot)

Client Engagement

  • Adhere to clinic recommendations for daily blood sugar checks

  • Submit photo food log requirements

  • Attend education webinar

  • Attend weekly group health coaching session

  • Pre/Post A1C

  • Pre/Post Assessments (AweScore, PAM, GAD7)