Lucia Novak, on Clinical Inertia in Diabetes: How Did We Get Here?


In part 1 of this series, board-certified nurse practitioner Lucia Novak, director of Riverside Diabetes Center, defines clinical inertia and outlines patient- and practitioner-level factors that may impede appropriate management of your patients’ diabetes.



Lucia Novak, MSN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDTC, is a board-certified nurse practitioner, director of the Riverside Diabetes Center, and adjunct assistant professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Maryland.


Additional Reading:


Edelman SV, Polonsky WH. Type 2 diabetes in the real world: the elusive nature of glycemic control. Diabetes Care. 2017;40(11):1425-1432.