The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

Crossing Cultural Boundaries in A Faith-Based Setting with Diana Malkin-Washeim

Episode Summary

Individualized care often necessitates the need to not only work with a culture or religion different than your own, but to cross boundaries to understand and support an individual’s unique needs. Diana Malkin-Washeim, PhD, MPH, RD, CDCES, CDN shares her tips for working across cultural boundaries in a faith-based setting to deliver diabetes self-management education and support.

Episode Notes


For practice guidance, tips and resources on working with other cultures, visit

For resources on Ramadan and diabetes, visit