The Huddle: Conversations with the Diabetes Care Team

Starting a Peer Support Group: Tips From a Peer Leader

Episode Summary

In this episode we discuss the value of peer support groups, why they should be available to your clients and how you can start or utilize a program in your community. Our guest Shailja Mathur is a trained peer leader with more than 20 years of experience in peer support. She shares her experience as a South Asian woman with diabetes as well as her experience offering these services to the diabetes community.

Episode Notes


Learn more about peer support, find out how to refer and find evidence-based research at DiabetesEducator.og/PeerSupportforHCP.

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