Diabetes Self-Management Education

Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education in Type 2 Diabetes

Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education in Type 2 Diabetes

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Joan K. Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, describes a joint position statement regarding implementation of diabetes self-management education.

Increased Utilization of Diabetes Self-Management Education  Is Necessary

Increased Utilization of Diabetes Self-Management Education Is Necessary

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Diabetes self-management education is an important aspect of diabetes care, and clinicians need to increase its use.

Joint Position Statement Addresses Importance of DSME

Joint Position Statement Addresses Importance of DSME

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AADE, ADA and AND released position statement on when a patient should be referred for diabetes self-management education.

Does Self-Management Education Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetes?

Does Self-Management Education Improve Glycemic Control in Diabetes?

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A systematic review of evidence may help answer question of whether DSME benefits patients with diabetes.

2014 National Diabetes Survey: Lessons Learned

2014 National Diabetes Survey: Lessons Learned

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Results highlight importance of addressing psychological issues, behavior change strategies and more.

Preventable Hypoglycemia: A Cognitive Challenge in Diabetes Self-Management

Preventable Hypoglycemia: A Cognitive Challenge in Diabetes Self-Management

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Hypoglycemia is a serious problem for those with diabetes, and clinicians must educate their patients about the risks.

Church-Based Intervention Improved Lifestyle Factors in Diabetes

Church-Based Intervention Improved Lifestyle Factors in Diabetes

The program was associated with decreased high-fat food consumption and increased physical activity.

Self-Management Program Decreased Depressive Symptoms in Diabetes

Self-Management Program Decreased Depressive Symptoms in Diabetes

DIAMOS program also linked to significant reduction in risk for incident major depression.

Peer Education Benefits Diabetes Patients With Emotional Disorders

Peer Education Benefits Diabetes Patients With Emotional Disorders

Peer education was linked to improved psychological status and self-management in patients with type 2 diabetes and emotional disorders.

Hospitalized Patients Benefit From Diabetes Self-Management Education

Hospitalized Patients Benefit From Diabetes Self-Management Education

Diabetes self-management education improves glucose control and patient satisfaction in the hospital setting.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Improves Glycemic Control

Diabetes Self-Management Education Improves Glycemic Control

Diabetes self-management education was deemed effective in improving HbA1c after 2 years.

Education Can Diminish Blow of Diabetes Diagnosis

Education Can Diminish Blow of Diabetes Diagnosis

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Help patients direct their energy into positive behaviors to manage their diabetes.

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