During the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) program on Sunday, Jay H. Shubrook Jr., DO, FACOFP, will bring his expertise on diabetes to the session “Psychosocial Care for People with Diabetes.” Dr. Shubrook’s lecture begins at 3:10 p.m. in Hall A on the ground level of the convention center.
Dr. Shubrook’s professional work and passion focus on preparing the primary care workforce to better manage diabetes and optimizing the prevention and treatment of diabetes. He is a family physician and diabetologist and professor in the primary care department at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also serves as the Director of Clinical Research and Director of Diabetes Services at Touro.
His talk will cover the psychosocial issues associated with diabetes. He will highlight screening tools for assessing symptoms of psychosocial issues within routine care and identify ways to implement psychosocial services into team-based care. He will also provide information on appropriate referral and treatment options for people affected by psychological distress.