More than 80 diabetes educators have been trained to provide virtual diabetes self-management training through the Virtual Medical Center (VMC) created by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The avatars of the staff responsible for training these educators are shown within the simulated environment of the VMC. (Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs)
Veterans and active-duty military personnel with diabetes can now receive self-management education in a simulated environment. The ADA Education Recognition Program Symposium, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET, features a panel of speakers involved in the development of the Virtual Medical Center and new training offered there by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.