International Standards for Diabetes Education

As the number of people with diabetes increases worldwide, there will be an increasing need for diabetes education. New approaches are necessary to ensure the cost-effective provision of this education for each person with diabetes. Diabetes education will be offered by both health-care professionals and non-professionals. New programmes will be developed and non-medical educators will receive training in order to deliver diabetes education. The International Standards for Diabetes Education offer a basis on which to develop courses, while providing criteria against which to measure programme contents.
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