Diabetic patient education: determinants of success.

@article{Day2000DiabeticPE,
  title={Diabetic patient education: determinants of success.},
  author={John L. Day},
  journal={Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 Suppl 1},
  pages={S70-4}
}
  • John L. Day
  • Published 2000 in Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews
Education/empowerment is critical if successful self-management is to be achieved. All professional patient interactions have a learning component. Clinical outcomes in diabetes are as dependent on psycho-social factors or learned behaviour as on metabolic state or therapeutic interventions. These factors include targets set, self-management skills, influence of living with diabetes, emotional factors, role of other people, perceived benefits and barriers, feelings of self-efficacy, weight… CONTINUE READING

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