Group-based diabetes self-management education program to improve patient health outcomes
Bianca Adrienne Ramiro, BSN, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago- Peoria campus, Peoria, Illinois, USA
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Diabetes control is an ongoing problem at an underserved clinic in Central Illinois. Diabetic patients referred to an educator follow-up at their discretion, while 15-minute appointments are inadequate to address all their needs. A 12-week group education was conducted, showing improvement in HgbA1c, increased diabetes knowledge and promoted social support.
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