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Diabetes self-management education effective in developing countries, but gaps exist

January 30, 2015

In developing countries, diabetes self-management education programs appear to be effective in the short term, according to a systematic review published in The Diabetes Educator.

However, the programs must be tailored to conform to the cultural aspects of various target populations, Loveness Dube, MPH, of the Psychological Sciences Research Institute at Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium, and colleagues found.

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Peer mentoring may improve diabetes management among adolescents

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Patient input on community-based programs, health worker roles may improve diabetes management

January 26, 2015
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Diabetes self-management education effective in developing countries, but gaps exist

January 30, 2015
In developing countries, diabetes self-management education programs appear to be effective in the short term, according to a systematic review…
Yang Lu In the Journals

Peer mentoring may improve diabetes management among adolescents

January 27, 2015
Sharing important diabetes management skills and experiences through peer mentoring may help adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes…
In the Journals

Patient input on community-based programs, health worker roles may improve diabetes management

January 26, 2015
Even after identifying diabetes self-management strategies, black men with diabetes face obstacles in dealing with their disease on a daily basis…
Norbert Hermanns In the Journals

Self-management improved depressive symptoms related to diabetes

January 26, 2015
A cognitive behavioral program designed to reduce depressive symptoms and diabetes-related distress in patients with diabetes and subclinical…
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Social media interaction increased maintenance of weight loss

January 25, 2015
A significant drop in pounds, especially during the critical period following weight loss surgery, can be linked to use of a social media site…
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Cost of managing diabetes per person doubled over 2 decades

January 23, 2015
Managing diabetes has become more costly in the past 2 decades, primarily because of increased spending on drugs, according to research published in…
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Culturally tailored workplace diabetes program may be effective for Hispanics

January 23, 2015
Hispanic employees reported that a diabetes educational program where they worked would be the most effective venue for teaching about diabetes and…

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January 20, 2015
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HbA1c, 2-hour glucose equally effective for predicting free-living glycemia

January 19, 2015
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