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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 barriers to dealing with their disease on a daily basis, according to research published in The Diabetes Educator

Inviting patient feedback when developing community-based programs and defining responsibilities of community health workers (CHWs) could help overcome the barriers, the researchers suggest.

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