Medication knowledge and self-management by people with type 2 diabetes.

  title={Medication knowledge and self-management by people with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Trisha Lynette Dunning and Elizabeth Manias},
  journal={The Australian journal of advanced nursing : a quarterly publication of the Royal Australian Nursing Federation},
  volume={23 1},
OBJECTIVE To explore medication knowledge and self-management practices of people with type 2 diabetes. DESIGN A one-shot cross sectional study using in-depth interviews and participant observation. SETTING Diabetes outpatient education centre of a university teaching hospital. SUBJECTS People with type 2 diabetes, n=30, 17 males and 13 females, age range 33-84, from a range of ethnic groups. OUTCOME MEASURES Ability to state name, main actions and when to take medicines. Performance of… CONTINUE READING
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