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ea0085p21 | Diabetes 1 | BSPED2022

Using language to empower joint diabetes decision making in the paediatric diabetes clinic

Ali Ashiya , Hurley Catriona , Giwa Sarah , Magennis Loraine

Introduction: Historically there are many examples of doctors using language which does not aid joint decision making with patients. At medical school we are taught to find out the presenting complaint rather than the reason for attendance. We write about non-compliance with treatment in the medical records rather than barriers to adherence. Similarly we use language in the Diabetes clinic which can disempower the children and families who attend our clinics.<p class="abst...