Diabetes Self-Management and Education of People Living with Diabetes: A Survey in Primary Health Care in Muscat Oman

@inproceedings{Elliott2013DiabetesSA,
  title={Diabetes Self-Management and Education of People Living with Diabetes: A Survey in Primary Health Care in Muscat Oman},
  author={James A Elliott and Nadia Noor Abdulhadi and Abdullah Ali Nasser Al-Maniri and Mohammed Ali Al-Shafaee and Rolf A. Wahlstr{\"o}m},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Although the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Oman is high and rising, information on how people were self-managing their disease has been lacking. The objective of this study was therefore to assess diabetes self-management and education (DSME) among people living with type 2 diabetes in Oman. METHODS A questionnaire survey was conducted in public primary health care centres in Muscat. Diabetes self-management and education was assessed by asking how patients recognized and… CONTINUE READING
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