Clinics in the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1DX-QI) network develop and disseminate best practices in T1D care. The T1DX-QI currently brings together 61 endocrinology clinics across the United States, treating over 100,000 people with type 1 diabetes — and 35,000+ with type 2 diabetes through a new pilot program.
New clinics across the United States are joining every year — is your clinic next?
Since its creation, the T1DX-QI has accomplished a variety of impactful work, including:
- 90+ active research projects striving to improve patient care
- Launched a pilot program to serve the type 2 diabetes population
- Published research in over 40 top medical journals since 2019
- Shared 70+ presentations at international conferences
- Influencing active international collaborations
- Expanding the Health Equity Advancement Lab (HEAL) Program
- Mapping data at 16 participating centers
- Improving overall HbA1c trends across all participating clinics
- 18 manuscripts accepted and published so far in 2022
- 25 abstracts accepted/presented at 5 International conferences in 2022
Regarding real-world results, the T1DX-QI has seen significant success in improving patient care across member clinics, including:
- Increasing CGM prescriptions and use
- Developing programs to help patients with A1c’s over 9%
- Increasing access to diabetes technology in certain racial/ethnic groups
- Improving mental health screen in both adult and pediatric clinics
- Increasing clinic visit frequency in Medicaid-insured youth
- Decreasing DKA hospitalizations through a targeted diabetes wellness program
- Increasing follow-up attendance after DKA hospitalizations
- Creating screening to identify and address fear of hypoglycemia
- …and more!
Meet the Experts
Margaret Zupa, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University...
Kathryn Fantasia, MD, MSc, is an adult endocrinologist at Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition, and...
Grazia Aleppo, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism,...