Psychosocial issues in diabetes self-management: strategies for healthcare providers.

@article{Sabourin2013PsychosocialII,
  title={Psychosocial issues in diabetes self-management: strategies for healthcare providers.},
  author={Brigitte C. Sabourin and Shannon Pursley},
  journal={Canadian journal of diabetes},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={36-40}
}
Education and training for diabetes mellitus self-management is widely available and an essential part of many diabetes centres. Nonetheless, the majority of individuals with diabetes do not adhere to optimal self-management recommendations. It is believed that psychosocial issues play an important role in individuals' ability to undertake the extensive behavioural demands involved in managing diabetes. The goal of the present article is to provide an overview of psychosocial issues and suggest… CONTINUE READING