Empowerment and self-management

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Everything you ever needed to know about gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is glucose intolerance that begins or is first identified during pregnancy.

Can a peer support intervention improve type 2 diabetes outcomes?

Diabetes care in Rwanda - against all odds


 

New IDF Guideline for managing type 2 diabetes in older people

Just over 8.3% of the global population has diabetes.1 Increasing age is a significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes but the diagnosis is often missed or delayed because the clinical presentation is different from that in younger people. Diabetes is a major cause of complications, reduced quality of life and changed physical and mental functioning in older people.2,3,4 It is also a leading cause of death in older people from cardiovascular and other related medical co-morbidities. In addition, many older people have additional risk factors for diabetes and may have undiagnosed complications.


Diabetes Voices - the power of learning for life

DAWN2 study results clarify greater need for psychosocial support and self-management education


DAWN2 study results on families: the hidden burden of diabetes

DAWN2 study highlights importance of active involvement, engagement and education of people with diabetes

Self-management support and diabetes education is essential for people with diabetes to actively engage in effective diabetes self-management. People with diabetes who feel capable of self-managing their diabetes have the opportunity to live better lives with diabetes, get more support and to better utilize the health care system.

 


Diabetes voices: one condition, three perspectives

My sweet family


Aishath Shiruhana and Aminath Abdul Rahman

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