Behavioral and Educational Approaches to Diabetes Self-Management

  • Maria A. Mendoza
  • Elizabeth A. Walker

Abstract

Diabetes is a life-long disease managed primarily by the individual.1 The key to successful self-management of this chronic disease is to provide the individual with knowledge, psychomotor skills, and effective psychological coping to facilitate lifestyle modification.2 The process of adult learning is not an exact science. It is highly individualized. Oftentimes the clinician would find that strategies successful for one person might not be successful for others.

Keywords

Health Literacy American Diabetes Association Adult Learning Insulin Pump Diabetes Education 
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  • Maria A. Mendoza
  • Elizabeth A. Walker

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