Assuming control after system failure: type II diabetes self-management

  title={Assuming control after system failure: type II diabetes self-management},
  author={Helen Altman Klein and Katherine D. Lippa},
  journal={Cognition, Technology & Work},
Type II diabetes occurs when the body’s natural blood glucose regulatory system breaks down. Elevated blood glucose can lead to disabilities, early deaths, and enormous societal expense. While medical and pharmacological science offers powerful approaches for controlling blood glucose levels and ameliorating dangerous consequences, the patient must make most critical day-to-day decisions. Diabetes self-management education is widespread and typically depends on training rules and procedures… CONTINUE READING


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