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Kim and Moon: Practical Diet Education for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Tips for Physicians


Comprehensive education is the cornerstone of diabetes management. However, in Korea, diabetes education is constrained by short office visits. This article intends to introduce various educational strategies, particularly regarding diet style modification, that can be employed in the time-limited outpatient setting to improve diabetes management. Instructing patients to reduce their intake of carbohydrates, the predominant nutrient consumed in a traditional Korean diet, may be beneficial. The use of novel educational technologies or the introduction of new healthy diet plans may also help.


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