Diabetes management and self-care education for hospitalized patients with cancer.

  title={Diabetes management and self-care education for hospitalized patients with cancer.},
  author={Ashley N Leak and Ellen D. Davis and Laura Houchin and Melanie Mabrey},
  journal={Clinical journal of oncology nursing},
  volume={13 2},
Managing diabetes can be a daunting task for patients with cancer. Empowerment-based diabetes education and motivational interviewing are complementary approaches. Oncology nurses may feel unprepared to teach patients and their families about self-care for diabetes, but they provide individualized information on symptom management of cancer throughout hospitalization and at discharge. The essential self-care issues include food, exercise, medication, blood glucose monitoring, prevention… 

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