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ea0010dp9 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2005

How empowered are patients with type II diabetes?

Martin N , Jayasena C , Morganstein D , Devendra a D , Dornhorst A

The National Service Framework (NSF) for Diabetes requires that type II diabetes patients are actively involved in their diabetes management. The use of patient-held, integrated care plans is envisaged to encourage patients to actively participate in their diabetes management and to facilitate the flow of information between primary and secondary care. However, the utility of such schemes may be limited by the current level of patient education regarding the data recorded in t...