Becky Pratt Gregory

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PURPOSE Patients with low literacy, low numeracy, and/or linguistic needs can experience challenges understanding diabetes information and applying concepts to their self-management. The authors designed a toolkit of education materials that are sensitive to patients' literacy and numeracy levels, language preferences, and cultural norms and that encourage(More)
PURPOSE Diabetes self-management education is an important component of comprehensive diabetes care. Patients with low health literacy and numeracy may have difficulty translating information from traditional diabetes educational programs and materials into effective self-care. METHODS To address this potential barrier to successful diabetes teaching and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to describe the association between numeracy and self-reported dietary intake in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Numeracy and dietary intake were assessed with the validated Diabetes Numeracy Test and a validated food frequency questionnaire in a cross-sectional study of 150 primary care patients enrolled in a(More)
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