Efficacy of a self-management education program for people with type 2 diabetes: results of a 12 month trial.

@article{Moriyama2009EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a self-management education program for people with type 2 diabetes: results of a 12 month trial.},
  author={Michiko Moriyama and Masumi Nakano and Yuriko Kuroe and Kazuko Nin and Mayumi Niitani and Takashi Nakaya},
  journal={Japan journal of nursing science : JJNS},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={51-63}
}
AIM Patient education that enhances one's self-management ability is of utmost importance for improving patient outcomes in chronic diseases. We developed a 12 month self-management education program for type 2 diabetes, based on a previous 6 month program, and examined its efficacy. METHODS A randomized controlled trial was carried out on outpatients with type 2 diabetes from two hospitals who met the criteria and gave consent to participate. They were randomly divided into an intervention… CONTINUE READING