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Patient Education: Overcoming Barriers in Diabetes

Nancyellen Brennan, F.N.P., C.D.E., Rita Rastogi Kalyani, M.D., M.H.S.
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DEFINITION

  • Any condition that interferes with a patient’s ability to learn about or manage their diabetes.
  • Barriers can be related to the patient, clinician, or environment.

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Last updated: June 26, 2015