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Shin: Research Review: Effective of Self-Management Education in Diabetes Patients


Diabetes mellitus (DM) can be controlled but not completely cured as a chronic disease. The goal of DM treatment is to live a healthy life without complications. If self-management is performed well, blood sugar can be well controlled and complications can be prevented. Diabetic education is important to improve self-management. Diabetic education has been studied in many different ways for effective self-management, including individual education, case-management education, and motivational intervention. Also, diabetes educators continue their efforts to establish systematic education. This paper reviews previous diabetes education studies and the research on effective diabetes self-management.


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