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How do newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes in the Waikato get their diabetes education?

Lawrenson, Ross; Joshy, Grace; Eerens, Yoska; Johnstone, Wayne

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Introduction: Education is accepted as the mainstay of management for people with diabetes. However, there are few population-based studies describing what education has been delivered from the patient's perspective. Aim: To ascertain the sources of education for patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes; what education was received and what were the patients' views of group education. delivery of education to Maori was compared with non-Maori. Methods: A cross-sectional survey of patients...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51406
Source: Journal of Primary Health Care

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