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Patient Education: Overview in Diabetes

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

  • Ongoing collaborative process through which people with diabetes obtain the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to make daily decisions about their medications, physical activity, meal plan and other psychosocial challenges that impact their blood glucose levels, other risk factors, and quality of life.
  • Includes evidence-based clinical knowledge, behavior strategies, and educational theory

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Last updated: May 21, 2013