The relationship of patient participation and diabetes outcomes for patients with high vs. low health literacy.

@article{Ishikawa2011TheRO,
  title={The relationship of patient participation and diabetes outcomes for patients with high vs. low health literacy.},
  author={Hirono Ishikawa and Eiji Yano},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2011},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={393-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine whether patient participation in medical consultations have differing effects on self-efficacy and diabetes control by the level of patient communicative health literacy (CHL). METHODS Participants were 143 outpatients with type 2 diabetes at a university-affiliated hospital. Patient CHL was measured using a newly developed self-rated scale of health literacy. Patient perceived participation in medical consultations and self-efficacy of diabetes self-care were assessed… CONTINUE READING
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