• Medicine
  • Published in Preventing chronic disease 2011

Diabetes Self-Management Education in South Auckland, New Zealand, 2007-2008

@inproceedings{Silva2011DiabetesSE,
  title={Diabetes Self-Management Education in South Auckland, New Zealand, 2007-2008},
  author={Martha Silva and Janet Clinton and Sarah L Appleton and Pat Flanagan},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION Self-management education programs seek to help patients realize that they are their own principal caregivers and that health care professionals are consultants who support them in this role. The aim of this study was to evaluate a diabetes self-management education program implemented as part of a district-wide approach in South Auckland, New Zealand, which has some of the highest prevalence rates for diabetes and is one of the most ethnically diverse and deprived regions of New… CONTINUE READING

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