[Evaluation of group and individual strategies in a diabetes education program].

@article{Torres2009EvaluationOG,
  title={[Evaluation of group and individual strategies in a diabetes education program].},
  author={Helo{\'i}sa de Carvalho Torres and La{\'e}rcio Joel Franco and M. A. Stradioto and Virg{\'i}nia Alonso Hortale and Virg{\'i}nia Torres Schall},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={291-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of individual and group strategies in a diabetes education program. METHODS A total of 104 type-2 diabetes outpatients enrolled in an education program of a teaching hospital in Belo Horizonte, Southeastern Brazil, were randomly selected and assigned to two different education strategies: group education (54 subjects) and individual education (50 subjects). Group education comprised three monthly sessions, which involved play and interactive dynamics. In… CONTINUE READING

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