CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Social Health and Diabetes 2019; 7(02): 89-90
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-3402099
Brief Communication
Novo Nordisk Education Foundation

Assets, Aims, Actions, Alignment, Audit: 5As in Diabetes

Ameya Joshi
1  Department of Endocrinology, Bhaktivedanta Hospital, Mumbai, India
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Publication Date:
30 March 2020 (online)



This brief communication shares the importance of the Alignment of the 3As, that is Assets, Aims, and Actions, while managing diabetes. It describes the essence of asset analysis, target decision-making, and therapeutic planning strategies. Calling for regular Audits of diabetes care, it reinforces the importance of this policy at the level of the person with diabetes, diabetes care provider, and healthcare system.